In a packed room of nearly 2,000 participants IEL's president Johan E. Uvin, asked participants to hold hands and close their eyes and reflect on those who had come before us and gave selflessly to the cause of creating a more perfect union.
Yesterday the Houston School District reopened its doors to thousands of students who now struggle with the trauma to themselves, their families and their communities due to Hurricane Harvey.
IEL's community schools work was highlighted at this year's International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement in Ottawa, Canada.The event focused on collaborative partnership.
The Washington Post published “Coming of age in a city coming apart,” a piece following the daily life, challenges, and dreams of Khalil Bridges, a student at a Baltimore community school.
This year marked a new level of engagement for IEL at the centennial meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).