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Why I'm Thrilled to Lose These Board Members

Why I'm Thrilled to Lose These Board Members

In some ways, Newsom's "raid" on our board only confirms that our organization is working on the right issues with the right people — whether on the board or on staff.

Illinois’ Experience with Rethinking School Discipline: the Value of Federal Guidance

Illinois’ Experience with Rethinking School Discipline: the Value of Federal Guidance

As a familiar debate continues about the elimination of federal guidance on reducing racial and disability disparities in the administration of school discipline, the need for constructive action has become even clearer.

Ignorance or Deliberate Indifference? The Federal Commission on School Safety and “Rethinking Discipline”

Ignorance or Deliberate Indifference? The Federal Commission on School Safety and “Rethinking Discipline”

A closer look at the intersection between trauma-related care and the relationship between gun violence in schools and the recommendations made in the Federal Commission on School Safety’s final report.

Trauma- Informed Care: Where to Start? A Better Sense of Student “Success”

Trauma- Informed Care: Where to Start? A Better Sense of Student “Success”

New consensus around the science of brain development is providing us with critical insights we can use to optimize student learning and development.

The Sordid Math of Racism and Political Violence — Part I

The Sordid Math of Racism and Political Violence — Part I

This week, the Opportunity Institute joined more than 250,000 other people and organizations in urging the Commerce Department to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.

Process and Protest and Detained Immigrant Children

Process and Protest and Detained Immigrant Children

Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of people across the country are expected to march in protest of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” criminal prosecution of immigrants crossing the southern border, the forced separation of immigrant families by government officials, and the federal government’s lack of transparency regarding the location, welfare, and future of detained immigrant children.

Something Less Than “Thoughts and Prayers” for Undocumented Students

Something Less Than “Thoughts and Prayers” for Undocumented Students

Some of you have been reading with incredulity and disgust the newspapers, newsfeeds, and Twitter threads about the “immigration crisis” in the United States. What you have been reading — and perhaps avoiding — about “immigration enforcement” is, at heart, the latest manifestation of toxic and brutal white nationalism. And the situation is very bad.