Action and Change

A Year at Mission Hill - Report

Summary: This report tells the story of the reach and impact of the #YearatMH campaign of 2013, during which over 50 partner organizations helped spread the 10 chapters of the "A Year at Mission Hill" film to hundreds of... Read on...

Alliance for Educational Justice

Summary: The Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) is a new national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice. AEJ aims to bring grassroots groups together to bring about... Read on...

Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s Resources on School Change

Summary: The Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) at Brown University is a national policy-research and reform support organization that promotes quality education for all children, especially in urban communities. In... Read on...

Boston-area Youth Organizing Project

Summary: BYOP is a live community of youth, supported by adults, who are fighting for justice in the Boston area and beyond! We are involved in local, regional, and national projects for social and youth justice.We are an... Read on...

Bringing Democratic Education to Your Classroom and School (Lesson Plan)

Author: Ammerah Saidi

Summary: The following is a lesson plan designed to help students and teachers bring democratic education practices into your schools and classrooms. The activity was designed for IDEA by Ammerah Saidi, an urban public school... Read on...

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Bronx Students Release 10-Point List of Demands to Reform NY Public Ed

Summary: Dubbing themselves The Resistance, a group of Bronx students have decided to “Occupy” public education, releasing a 10 point plan for reforming New York City's public school system. Some of their demands include "a... Read on...

Business Innovation Factory

Summary: The Business Innovation Factory (BIF) creates real world laboratories where organizations can design, prototype, and test new models for delivering value. BIF's mission is to enable business model and system level... Read on...

Cadwell Collaborative

Summary: Cadwell Collaborative helps schools realize their visions and goals as they become exemplary organizations, where students, teachers, and parents learn and work with their communities to create a hopeful, healthy future... Read on...

Center for Educational Pathways

Summary: The Center for Educational Pathways is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underserved children and their teachers build creative pathways to academic success. Our flagship programs are The Comic Book Project... Read on...

Challenge Day

Summary: Challenge Day's mission is to provide youth and their communities with experiential workshops and programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full... Read on...

Chicago Youth Initiating Change

Summary: Chicago Youth Initiating Change is a student-led organization that will ensure every school is designed to provide every student with a relevant and challenging education that prepares us to reach our greatest potential... Read on...

Citizens for Public Schools

Summary: Citizens for Public Schools believes society is best served when publicly-funded schools are accountable to the whole community and open to all children. We expect our schools to educate the whole child and, to do so,... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (overview)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (resources)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (summary)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Connections: Investigating Reality

Author: Marion Brady and Howard Brady

Summary: "Connections: Investigating Reality" is a free course of study designed primarily for adolescents and older students, working in small, cooperative groups. The program's overarching aim is expanding learner ability to... Read on...

Design for Change USA

Summary: DESIGN FOR CHANGE is the largest global movement designed to give children an opportunity to express their own ideas for a better world and put them into action. Children and adults learn through the Design for Change... Read on...

Digital Disruption

Summary: Digital Disruption is a free online resource that equips educators with cutting edge teaching tools.

Led by young people and designed with education, research and media professionals, each tool is designed to improve... Read on...

Dignity in Schools Campaign

Summary: The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) challenges the systemic problem of pushout in our nation's schools and advocates for the human right of every child to a quality education and to be treated with dignity. The DSC... Read on...

Education for Liberation’s EdLib Lab

Summary: The Education for Liberation Network is a national coalition of teachers, community activists, researchers, youth and parents who believe a good education should teach people, particularly low-income youth and youth of... Read on...

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