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This Is How YOU See Me? The Dehumanization of Black Bodies In OUR SCHOOLS

“I’m going to curl my lower lip back and let my upper row of teeth come down and rest on my lip.”  “Gently blow air through a very small opening between your teeth and the lower lip.”  “Now can you make the /f/ sound on your own?”    Across the country, many educators are learning …

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Why Gifted Programs Lack Diversity

by Douglas G. Wren, Ed.D. Before taking a central office job with the DeKalb County (GA) School District, I was a classroom teacher at a magnet school for high achievers. Besides testing students to determine if they qualified for the “gifted” label, I taught an afterschool assessment course to teachers who were seeking their gifted …

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