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A Community Guide for Parents & Students to Special Education in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is designed to help parents and students become effective advocates in planning the student's special education program. By using this manual and by working with school staff, you will learn how to draft an... Read on...

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...

Ace Leadership

Summary: Our vision is to create a new prototype for public high schools in both New Mexico and the United States. The school and its programs, provide cutting-edge specific learning to students by highly skilled instructors.... Read on...

Adirondack Folk School

Summary: The Adirondack Folk School is the only school of its kind in the country dedicated to teaching the arts, crafts and culture of this unique Adirondack region. The Adirondack Folk School teaches the joy of learning... 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...

Applied Research Center

Summary: The Applied Research Center (ARC) is a thirty-year-old, national racial justice organization. ARC envisions a vibrant world in which people of all races create, share and enjoy resources and relationships equitably,... Read on...

Boston Parents Organizing Network

Summary: Boston Parent Organizing Network organizes, develops and supports parents and families who are marginalized by class, race, language, disability and immigration status to work with and hold accountable the Boston Public... Read on...

Center for Democracy and Citizenship

Summary: For two decades, the Center for Democracy and Citizenship has led in the field of civic engagement by using theory-based practices to make democracy a way of life. In addition to conducting ongoing research, the center... Read on...

Chicago Freedom School

Summary: The Chicago Freedom School is not a traditional school, but a nonprofit organization committed to supporting social change movements led by youth with support from adult allies. The Chicago Freedom School provides a... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseCommunity and Youth Programs

Chrysalis Charter School

Summary: At Chrysalis, students can in engage in a free public education in which teachers do not give letter grades but instead provide rich interactive discussion and feedback within the class setting. Chrysalis also offers a... Read on...

CIRCLE

Summary: CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans. CIRCLE has begun to change public discourse and press... Read on...

City High School

Summary: City High School strives to be a community of learners in which all members use their minds well and care about one another. We engage with challenging academics and the unique resources of our city and region in order... Read on...

Codman Academy

Summary: Codman Academy Charter Public School's mission is to prepare students for full participation in the intellectual, economic and civic life of society, by ensuring their preparation for and access to further education, by... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

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...

Common Ground

Summary: Common Ground is a center for environmental learning and leadership located in New Haven, CT. It is a place where all members of the community - young and elementary-aged children, middle and high school students, the... Read on...

Cultural Organizing

Summary: While this blog covers a wide range of topics, it is centered around the concept of cultural organizing. In the words of Roadside Theater director Dudley Cocke, “cultural organizing means putting culture, including its... Read on...

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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...

Detroit Summer

Summary: Detroit Summer is a multi-racial, inter-generational collective in Detroit that has been working to transform communities through youth leadership, creativity and collective action since 1992. Started by James and Grace... Read on...

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