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The Cradle to Prison Pipeline: America’s New Apartheid

This article was originally published in Marian Wright Edelman’s Child Watch Columns on Feburary 6, 2009. Reused by permission. All rights retained by Marian Wright Edelman and the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). Incarceration is becoming the new American apartheid, and

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Adjusting to the Pandemic: A Teacher’s Story

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When the COVID-19 officially became a pandemic back in March, states, businesses, and schools were forced to shut down. School districts, administrators, and teachers were stepping into unchartered waters and asked to provide high quality education and teaching for the remainder of the school year to their students. Teachers were


Your Teachers are Not OK

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Last week was national Teacher Appreciation Week. Usually, this means free lunches at school and restaurants offering free dinners, accolades on social media, gifts and hugs from our students, messages from former students. But not this year. This year, we are at home, away from our students and their soul-soaring


COVID-19 and Education

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If you are feeling worried in these uncertain times, you are not alone. If you are filled with the desire to do something, to help, but you are aware of your limitations as you stay home for your safety and the safety of your community, you are not alone.


Part 1: Integration of Native Voices in Education- An Interview with Elona Street- Stewart

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Lee:                                                      Elona, please introduce yourself to the Unbound audience and tell us a little bit about the work you are doing. Elona:                                                   Well, my name is Elona Street-Stewart. Delaware Nanticoke is my tribe, and I am the Synod Executive of the Synod of Lakes and Prairies here


A Prayer for Children’s Sabbath

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This Sunday is Children’s Sabbath, a program originally developed by Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund and now recognized by people of many faith traditions. Gracious God, our creator and our teacher, We bring before you names that you already know, of your beloved children. Each of us


To First Peoples: More Than An Apology

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A Primer on Healing and Reconciliation and The Presbyterian Church in Canada Editorial Note:This contribution speaks particularly to items 11-08 and 11-17 before the 222nd PC(USA) General Assembly, which call for an apology to First Peoples in the US and for a study of the Doctrine of Discovery, but it

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