Know It All ABCs of Education

Know-It-All: The ABCs of Education

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Become a Know-It-All about all things education with Allison R. Brown, former attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division's Educational Opportunities Section and currently President of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC). With Allison's extensive experience, Know-It-All will inform listeners about education issues relevant to students, educators, families, community members, and others.

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Teenagers and pre-teens may think they're grown, but they do still need adult guidance. And they have different emotional needs than they had as infants and toddlers and will have as adults. Educators must be responsive to the intricate... more

Low-level student discipline referrals from schools to police clog the juvenile justice system and slow down police response time for other, real criminal offenses. Juvenile court judges have taken a stand. Judge Steven C. Teske is... more

Students and schools all over the world must continue to operate even in crisis zones and after natural disaster. Special guest, Dr. Lori Heninger, will discuss how we can replicate best practices in international education to preserve... more

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is a viable strategy for supporting the mental health needs of students and teachers. Our special guests will explain what SEL is and how educators can use SEL to help children and to help themselves... more

There is a long-held belief that has been perpetuated by media channels and well-meaning individuals that African American people, and men in particular, are in crisis. An example of one of the myths told to support that belief is that... more

Welcome the New Year with Students! Join us in starting 2013 with a celebration of students and student voice! Discussions about education and education reform involve stakeholders from all parts of the spectrum - educators, parents, social... more

Only about 2% of teachers are Black men. Our panel of Black male educators will discuss how we get more Black men to work as educators and why it matters. Low pay, gender stereotyping, fear of abuse accusations - these things... more

Do police in schools contribute to a "school-to-prison pipeline"? Does it have to be that way? Join us for a candid discussion with Mr. Mo Canady, the Executive Director of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). We'll... more

Why is it important to talk about poverty in education? How do we do that in a way that is respectful and meaningful? Many times, discussions about education reform intentionally conflate race and class. There are a few reasons for this,... more

We are going to decipher the family of laws that pertain to special education in schools. Students with special needs have numerous legal protections. The IDEA, ADA, Section 504...oh my! Understanding what those protections are, what that... more

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