Month: April 2017

Taking Up The Baton

Earlier this week, President Obama visited the University of Chicago and delivered the first public remarks of his post-presidency. His comments covered a range of topics, including his plans for the next phase of his life. Going forward, he explained,

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When It Comes To Service Learning, Students Are Community Partners

In this week’s issue of Education Week, SLP responded to a recent op-ed, “How Can We Make Service Learning Less Self-Serving?”  In the original article, San Francisco teacher Kyle Redford shared her concern that too often service-learning efforts organized with community partners

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Brownsville, Moving Forward

We love this recent article challenging the typical deficit portrayal of Brownsville, a Brooklyn neighborhood home to more than 58,000 residents, with close to 30% under the age of 18.  When Brownsville is covered by the media, the subject is typically crime,

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