African-American Adolescents

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Research Collaborative Seminar: Learning With Others

According to a new report from American Institutes for Research (AIR) and JFF’s Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative, “to truly personalize,… Read More »

This article discusses the work done by Project Bitmobile. Project Bitmobile hopes to educate, inform, and inspire young black women… Read More »

Imagine building a bonfire in a local park—legally, of course. You start throwing in file folders filled with papers, and… Read More »


Black Girls CODE

Since 2011, Black Girls CODE has been committed to providing girls from underrepresented community’s access to technology and 21st century… Read More »



In this podcast, eight student interns report stories from inside New York City’s segregated high school system. From the extreme… Read More »

As I have thought about describing my experiences with racial inequity in America, I wanted to do more than simply… Read More »

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Courageous Conversations About Race in Schools

These short videos are designed to prompt a deeper, more authentic discussion about issues of racial equity in schools. State… Read More »

This piece, originally posted in September 2016, remains relevant to the conversation about  non-IQ competencies such as self-regulation and “grit”.… Read More »

In this article, a long-time principal discusses her school’s work to decrease behavior incidents by increasing student engagement. The school… Read More »

Too many young, black men struggle in America’s education system. Washington D.C. is trying to do something about it with… Read More »

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