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"Adjusting to the new students allows them to know that they are valuable members of the community, and tells the more seasoned students that their school is committed to accessibility. " MCIEA fellow Ziane Roberts-Clarke walks us through the data she gathered during her time working with School Quality Measures, showing how Boston Latin School can create a welcoming environment for its incoming students, particularly among students of color.
How the shift to remote work has widened existing inequities between those who are empowered – and those who are not – to drive the process of change.
A Winchester High School teacher shares his experiences with MCIEA's School Quality Measures and how that data has impacted his own classroom practice.
I love my school. It is out of love that I criticize it now. It is abundantly clear that racism exists in Boston Latin. Ask any student of color - we’ve all felt it, especially Black and Latinx people. The BLS community should not accept this. The majority of my classmates, teachers, and administrators, all of them passionate about justice, inclusion, and good education for all, acknowledge the inequities in our system and would love to see them change.
What do you do when your world turns topsy turvy? Here are a few SEL strategies to help students regulate their emotions during trying times.
Expectations for students during this new remote learning era must be set with kids' needs in mind. Sometimes that means changing what we think "school" should be.
Parents have been inundated with remote learning resources, but what they really need is guidance and reassurance.