November 16, 2018

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Counselors, Not Cops: Creating Safe and Supportive Environments in America’s Schools

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Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out! Stories About Organizing Against the School-to-Prison Pipeline
December 11th @ 2:00pm ET

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"Decolonizing Wealth"
Book Discussion with
Schott VP Edgar Villanueva

Tuesday, December 11th @ 5:30 PM
Philadelphia, PA

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Alliance for Quality Education
Champions of Education
December 6th @ 5:00pm
New York, NY

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What School Funding Advocates Should Learn From Midterm Elections

One of the big winners in the 2018 midterm elections you may not have heard about was education funding. Why this may be news to you is because much in the same way some observers incorrectly concluded the blue wave was merely a ripple, quick takes on last week’s results of important education-related ballot referendums have overlooked important lessons to learn about where and when increased funding for schools can win.
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Schott Foundation News

Schott Board Member Carlos Rojas Named "Latino 30 Under 30"

Carlos Rojas, Schott board member and Director of Special Projects at Youth on Board, was just named one of El Mundo Boston's "Latino 30 Under 30." Learn more about Carlos and watch a video highlighting his pathbreaking work. Congratulations, Carlos!
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Grantee Spotlight: Coalition for Educational Justice

Overdue Assignment: Making NYC Schools Culturally Responsive

The focus on what its proponents call culturally responsive education or CRE comes as the New York City Department of Education openly confronts the sharp racial and economic segregation of its schools. Changing the cultural biases of a school system whose children speak some 180 different languages could be an equally large challenge.
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NEPC Podcast Explores School Privatization and Segregation

Education Interview of the Month is a podcast by Schott grantee partner the National Education Policy Center. In this episode, Lewis and Clark College Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A. Smith and Cornell University professor Noliwe Rooks discuss school privatization, segregation, and the end of public education. Dr. Rooks coined the term “segrenomics,” referring to the profit for businesses that offer to educate children in economically and racially segregated communities.
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New Toolkit on Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison Pipeline

This toolkit, produced by the Dignity in Schools Campaign and Professor Mark Warren at the University of Massachusetts Boston, provides resources for organizers, community-based groups, youth, parents, educators and advocates in the movement to stop school pushout and create inclusive and restorative school policies and cultures.
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