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School Time Creates Social Time

By: Amber O'Connor, Program Coordinator

By: Amber O’Connor, Program Coordinator Back to school time has always been my favorite time of year. While I loved being in the classroom and

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A Deeper Look at Working Learners

By: Nycole Stawinoga, Program Manager, Communications and Research

Our latest working learner reports “Who Does Work Work For? Understanding Equity in Working Learner College and Career Success” and “Equity in Working and Learning

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Danger Time for College Students: Working at a Job More than 15 Hours a Week May do More Harm Than Good, Especially for Underserved Students

ACT Center for Equity in Learning’s Report Highlights Need for Lifelong Learning to Advance Equity WASHINGTON, D.C.—Aug. 28, 2017—Working more than 15 hours a week

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Examples of Excelencia 2017 National Finalist: Celebrating Latino Student Success

It’s time to celebrate! Recently, our partners at Excelencia in Education announced their 2017 national finalists for Examples of Excelencia, an initiative honoring programs at

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Native Students Being Left Behind

By: Nycole Stawinoga, Program Manager, Research and Communications

Last month, The Nation’s Rebecca Clarren wrote the gripping article “How America is Failing Native American Students.” She details the vast educational inequities Native students

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Reflections on Charlottesville

By: Jim Larimore, Chief Officer

This weekend I had “the talk” AGAIN with my sons, two young multiracial teenagers, so that they can understand what happened in Charlottesville and the

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Guest Blog: Roseina Britton

By: Roseina Britton

Interning with ACT Center for Equity and Learning was appealing to me because when I hear the term equity, I instantly think of the image

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Back to School: Sixth Grade Stars

By: Christina Gordon, Senior Director

Every year, when the class assignments got mailed, I called my friend Anice Williams to see whose class she was in. From the time we

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Guest Blog: Maurice Swinney

By: Maurice Swinney

This summer, we brought education luminaries to our ACT campus as a continuation of the Center for Equity in Learning’s Distinguished Lecture Series. We were

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ADA Turns 27, but Inequity Still Exists

By: Nycole Stawinoga, Program Manager, Research & Communications

One week ago, the U.S. celebrated the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a federal civil rights law that

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