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Dec 1, 2021

As our nation debates questions of racial and social injustice, school districts are getting serious about diversity, equity, and inclusion. But what challenges await leaders who push a diversity, equity, and inclusion agenda? How should they respond to those who may not agree that these programs are needed or...


Nov 24, 2021

This year we’ve seen 28 states consider measures that would restrict education on racism, bias, or the historical contributions of specific ethnic groups. Much of the debate has centered on critical race theory and its place in our schools. But do we really understand the implications? What exactly is critical race...


Nov 17, 2021

We all know that preschool is an important first step in a child’s learning journey. But what are the pillars of a strong preschool curriculum? And how can we better support young children who have gone through trauma or adverse childhood experiences? In this episode, Kevin speaks with Kai-lee Berke to find out what...


Nov 10, 2021

Two hundred thousand armed service members transition into civilian life each year. And more than half say that joining the private sector is much harder than they expected. What can we do to ease the transition for those who serve? And how can we help them learn the new skills they will need to succeed? In this...


Nov 3, 2021

During the 2019–2020 school year, more than 1.6 million children were enrolled in preschool programs across the United States. But is early childhood education really a springboard for academic success? What are kids able to learn and absorb at this age? And are we striking the right balance between the ABCs, the...