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The Intersection
Supporting First-Generation Students through a New COVID-19 Environment

February 26, 2021

The Challenge COVID-19 has disrupted higher education instruction and the academic experience of thousands of first-generation students, particularly those with an intersectional low-income identity, who face various difficulties such as a lack of...

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Race & Education | Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and the Arts

February 25, 2021

 Our panel on culturally responsive pedagogy and the arts examined schools and districts across the country working to confront systemic racism in hiring, policy, and administration. While the need to confront racism in staffing and systems is...

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The History of Vaccinations in Schools

February 19, 2021

The Challenge Last spring, in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, schools swiftly closed their doors to traditional in-person learning and transitioned to online instruction. Almost a year later, many education stakeholders and...

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Race and Education | The Intersections Between Racism and Gender in Education...

February 18, 2021

 Currently, there is no federal law stating that one cannot discriminate against someone on basis of their sex or gender identity. The Equality Act, federal legislation that would provide permanent protections for those who identify as LGBTQ,...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Young Children and their Families: Findings from the...

February 18, 2021

 “This pandemic has highlighted the fragility and importance of early childhood education and care systems in this country.” -Javaid Siddiqi, President and CEO of the Hunt Institute As the nation adapts to the ongoing realities of a global...

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Supporting School-Age Child Care Needs for Working Parents during COVID-19...

February 17, 2021

The Challenge As schools continue to function under full or partial distance learning due to COVID-19, working parents with school-aged children face the daunting challenge of ensuring that their children are in a safe learning environment. This...

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What’s Next for Child Care? | What States are Learning in the COVID-19...

February 12, 2021

State leaders know that child care is an essential support to keep parents working, communities thriving, and their economies humming. High quality care also promotes school readiness. But this essential industry is currently reeling from the shock...

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Duke Research Fellow Papers Explore Issues Across the Education Continuum

February 12, 2021

This week, The Hunt Institute released research papers from our three fall 2020 Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy Research Fellows. The papers highlight social-emotional learning, equity in gifted education programs, and...

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Annual Statewide Assessments During COVID-19

February 11, 2021

The Challenge Statewide annual assessments have traditionally been an important tool used by stakeholders and states to evaluate student learning in relationship to state standards, promote school accountability, and advance funding strategies....

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Supporting Innovation in Education Webinar Recap | Equitable Education for...

February 10, 2021

 Panelists discussed the unique needs of students with disabilities, the challenges and opportunities of meeting those needs during times of disrupted and remote learning, and ways in which philanthropists are working to ensure that students...

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