Reclaiming Humanity in Trauma-Informed Classrooms

I have chosen to teach children who live in fragile communities for 19 years…

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Supporting Teacher Leadership in Fragile Communities

Our hope is to spread an infectious zeal for education with every community in…

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Birth-to-Five Literacy: Community Outreach and Advocacy

Literacy is the foundation for improving the lives of our students. To best…

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From Struggling Single Mom to Determined CEO Helping Women Break the Cycle of Poverty

Meet Rasheeda Shankle, a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) graduate and…

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Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline

Dr. Erica DeCuir is an associate professor of Teacher Education at Albany State…

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Spotlight: The Center for Educational Opportunity at Albany State University

With many schools across the country returning to in-person learning, we are…

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Black History Month: 5 Facts About African Americans and Educational Opportunity

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions that African…

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Ja’Ron Smith Participates in Supporting HBCUs Panel Discussion

This panelists, all proud graduates of Historically Black Colleges and…

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The Chantal and Tommy Bagwell Foundation Inc. Donates Charitable Gift

Albany State University Center for Educational Opportunity (ASU CEO) is the…

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Realizing the Gifts of All Children

From a Native American reservation to a special needs classroom in an urban…

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Teach Teachers How to Create Magic

What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As…

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Nation’s Report Card Makes the Case for Expanding Schooling Options

Last week the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 12th grade…

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Weiner: To Avert Further Learning Loss States Must Act Now to Gather Data About Students’ Access to Education

tate leaders have a crucial job right now: to go on an urgent fact-finding…

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In May 2020, amid the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racial unrest spurred by…

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What is a Fragile Community?

The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) is committed to listening to and…

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Do #BlackLivesMatter in Schools?

A growing body of researchers have identified the intersection between…

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What Will Your Research Legacy Be?

Webinar: Framing and Maintaining a Research Agenda focuses on the steps…

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Virtual suspensions. Mask rules. More trauma.

Schools across the country have promised that they will focus on addressing…

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Education Beyond the Classroom

The biggest obstacle in providing for our youth — especially those from fragile…

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