Reversing the nationwide decline in reading achievement requires systemic and individual change. Here are four ways to approach the challenge.
Women still do not have equal access and outcomes in areas of education, health, economics, and more. The disparities are even starker when race and other demographics are considered.
Students benefit from having teachers that reflect their cultural background. But while nearly 50 percent of U.S. students are people of color, only about 20 percent of teachers are.
All students benefit from access to a diverse and inclusive literature. Dr. Overstreet looks at the concept of books as both windows and mirrors.
Dr. Overstreet explores the power of literacy instruction that deliberately and authentically connects to students’ diverse cultural identities and real-life experiences.
Education Northwest Senior Fellow and former Montana State Superintendent Denise Juneau talks about the lasting legacy of Indian Education for All and the power of culturally responsive education.
Education Northwest announces it has been awarded $5 million over five years to lead a collaborative effort establishing a Washington Statewide Family Engagement Center.
The first in a brand new monthly series, this post shines a light on the connection between literacy and equity and why the beginning of the school year is a chance to start fresh.
Learn, teach, and celebrate the diversity of Asian American and Pacific Islander culture, history, and heritage.
Explore a 2022 report on the lived experiences of superintendents of color in Oregon.
Honoring Black History Month means supporting Black communities in schools all year long. In this blog, we share some ideas on how to make that commitment in your own school.
Understanding how to integrate different approaches can go a long way toward helping students of color build a sense of belonging at school.
The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have again exposed the systemic nature of racism. As an organization that is committed to rooting out inequities in our education system, we have an obligation to speak out.
Quality tutoring programs center equity, uplift student voice, involve families, equip staff and volunteers with essential skills, and use data to evaluate success. Check out these eight research-based principles to make your tutoring program more effective.
For Black History Month, we recognize the leadership of nine role models from the Pacific Northwest connected to our public schools, higher education and the development of young people.