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Accelerate Series: A Conversation with Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, Chancellor of DC Public Schools

NTC CEO Desmond Blackburn sat down with Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, Chancellor of DC Public Schools as part of our Accelerate series. Dr. Ferebee was selected to lead DC Public Schools in 2018, when he was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser. He brings with him 20 years of experience to his position as Chancellor, and is focused heavily on ensuring that there is a great school for every child in every community. He strives to […]

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What Online Platforms Help Increase Student Engagement & Learning?

Author: Jesse Melgares, Senior Director of Programs & Partnerships My youngest sister is a senior in high school, so I asked her, “What is the most difficult part about distance learning?” “Staying engaged,” she responded. This surprised me because I would have thought that missing her friends would have been at the top of the list. Then she added “It’s hard to stay engaged in front of the computer. I do better when my teachers […]

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Election 2020: How to Empower Young People

Author: Sanda Balaban, YVOTE Co-Founder Can you tell us about what YVOTE does? Who do you work with? YVote/Next Generation Politics works to actualize youth visions for the future by combatting low youth voting rates and equipping young people to influence civil society. We focus on helping youth, particularly those who have been most marginalized historically, connect passions and beliefs with how to build power, at and beyond the ballot box.  By bringing together young […]

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Reality Check: Systems Leadership In Action

An Interview with Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent, Orange County Public Schools & NTC Board Member For NTC and Ed Trust, the (R)evolutionizEd2020 learning journey has created an opportunity to come together and delve deeper to better understand what it takes to advance equity in education. After talking with students, school leaders, teachers, policy advocates, and nonprofit partners, our final series topic: (R)evolutionizing Systems Leadership, is welcoming the voices of systems leaders. As we learn from those […]

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NTC and ED Trusts’ newest series topic: (R)evolutionizing Professional Learning

At NTC and Ed Trust, we initiated the (R)evolution learning journey as a means of deepening the conversations on equity, and supporting the broader field to translate a commitment to equity into action. This is quite a moment for our country. We have continued to witness unjust and racist violence being inflicted upon Black people and communities of color, ongoing COVID-19 challenges related to job losses, housing, and schools reopening—all while families and kids looking […]

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(R)evolutionizing Relationships

On behalf of New Teacher Center (NTC) and The Education Trust (Ed Trust), we hope you are enjoying the learnings from the (R)evolution campaign. As we continue working to revolutionize the learning environment for students and educators, we are now turning our attention to relationships. As all educators consider the ways in which we embark on a remarkably different school year, there is an opportunity to do things differently, and better than before. Begin With […]

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