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Monday Morning Share: I missed you too

I have been wonderful and busy for the past three weeks.  I have celebrated big news and new experiences.  Hopefully I can share some of those later.  For now, here are some interesting articles from the past couple weeks.

SPECIAL TOPICS:

Education:

  1. Rethinking Schools Magazine – Learning Math, Learning Social Justice
  2. What the rich think about education
  3. Nine things educators should know about the brain
  4. Students protest school closings (Chicago Tribune)
  5. School suspensions: Does racial bias feed the school to prison pipeline
  6. Is Public School Activist’s Status as Private School Parent Relevant?
  7. Can we trust the high school graduation rate?

Poverty

  1. Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity – Economic Opportunity Research
  2. Going to Bed Hungry
  3. Photo Slideshow: Poverty in Today’s America
  4. Bill Moyers Essay: The United States of Inequality

Nonprofits:

  1. The state of the nonprofit sector? Not so hot. (Katya Non-Profit Marketing Blog)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Upcoming Webinars:

  1. Sexual and Domestic Violence Webinars
  2. The Affordable Care Act, Poverty, and Asset Building (5/1 @ 11AM)
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