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New Ferguson Superintendent Takes On Schooling Inequities
Joseph Davis, the new superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, discusses why he applied for the job after Michael Brown’s shooting death and his plans to work with the community to transform the school system. (September 15, 2016)
Voices of History: Sylvia Mendez
Sylvia Mendez was 9 when her father became a plaintiff in a lawsuit that forced the Westminster school district, in Orange County, Calif., to allow children of Mexican descent to attend schools with white students. (May 13, 2014)
'Do I Have to Take This Test?'
Leena Hasbini, a college counselor at a private high school in West Palm Beach, Fla., describes how students react to excessive testing—and why she left the public school system. (January 23, 2015)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
'How Can You Be a Failure at 5?'
Rosemarie Jensen, a parent and organizer for United Opt Out, on why a focus on testing harms young students. (January 23, 2015)
Voices of History: Suzy Post
A longtime social justice activist in Louisville, Ky., Suzy Post is the last surviving plaintiff in the lawsuit that forced Louisville's public schools to merge with surrounding areas to create a new, desegregated district. (May 13, 2014)