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Inequality in Public School Funding: Key Issues & Solutions for Closing the Gap

Millions of students and educators in the US grapple with disparities in their schools on a daily basis. The harsh reality is some schools have the benefit of quality buildings and facilities, while others must make do with leaking ceilings and makeshift gymnasiums.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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What Is the Role of a Special Education Advocate?

What is the role of a special education advocate? Explore how special education advocates empower families and help them get the support their children need.

Friday, September 4, 2020

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Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Students in US schools are increasingly diverse. Learn more about teaching strategies that address culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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Classroom Segregation: History and Current Impact on Student Education

The history of classroom segregation in the US reflects the nation's continuing legacy of racism and systemic racial inequality.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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LGBTQ Cyberbullying: How to Combat Online Attacks Against Youth

How can educators combat LGBTQ cyberbullying? Explore how American University’s School of Education online programs can help educators become informed leaders.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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How Long Does It Take to Write an Education Dissertation? Guide to Sharing Research Findings

How long does it take to write an education dissertation? Learn about the dissertation process and explore tips for writing a successful education dissertation.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Parent-Teacher Communication: Strategies for Effective Parent Inclusion & Engagement

Explore how American University’s Master of Arts in Teaching can help you develop effective parent-teacher communication skills and pursue a teaching career.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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School Funding Issues: How Decreasing Budgets Are Impacting Student Learning and Achievement

School funding issues are linked to decreased student achievement. Explore the impacts of inequity on student outcomes and learn more about changing this trend.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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What Is Systems Thinking in Education? Understanding Functions and Interactions in School Systems

How can systems thinking in education build stronger schools? Explore how an EdD in Education Policy and Leadership prepares leaders to transform schools.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020