We spoke with Valerie Kie and Ben Calabaza last month about NISN’s core values and commitments, how they show up in the work, and how NISN adapts school design to meet the needs of the communities each of their schools serves.
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There’s immense value in coming together as a diverse group of professionals with different perspectives to strengthen the student experience of the curriculum.
A long history of racialized mindsets, policies, and educational practices has undermined the cultural and linguistic heritage of generations of students. Embracing language and culture in education is a means to empower our learners and heal the painful experiences of language and cultural loss that many of our multilingual communities have faced.
This month, we talked with The Education Trust’s Eric Duncan about retention efforts to support educator diversity. He shared his thoughts about creating opportunities for teachers of color to become the classroom, school, and community leaders they aspire to be.
Working in deep partnership with families is not extra work. It’s the work. The quality of the relationship with a student’s caregiver matters.
As an education organization committed to social justice, examining how we operate and interact internally across lines of difference is critical to our mission.