In 2018, we live in a country where across 32 states, our African-American and Hispanic children are living in poverty at a rate at least twice as high as their white peers. In some states, this rate increases to four or five times as high. This kind of inequality is so hard to process that we can only ask, how did this happen?
According to a recent report by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation and the Aspen Institute’s Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century program, manufacturing is still the greatest wealth-creating tool in the United States.
In partnership with Communities In Schools and StriveTogether, IEL's Coalition for Community Schools announced four communities that will receive a combined $3.75 million to implement student-centered blueprints for learning through the joint initiative, Together for Students.
A president’s budget request is typically the first step in a long process of determining how we should prioritize our resources. The president had a real opportunity to do right by our children. He chose a wall instead.
On January 5, IEL’s first female board chair, Dr. Bernice “Bunny” Sandler, the “Godmother of Title IX,” died peacefully. She was 90.