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LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Don’t Take Away Your Teen’s Phone

Lisa Guernsey wrote a piece for FutureTense in Slate about teenage smartphone use.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
How a Tougher Test and Chaos in D.C. Just Made Things a Whole Lot Harder for Kids Learning English

Conor P. Williams wrote for The 74 about changing standardized tests for English Learners in DC public schools.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
Why We Don’t Know Anything About Transgender Teachers, And Why We Should

Sabia Prescott wrote for HuffPost about how a lack of inclusive data may sideline the policy priorities for transgender teachers.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Mizzou’s Policy May Disadvantage Low-Income Students

Ernest Ezeugo wrote for Diverse Issues in Higher Education about a recent University of Missouri policy designed to limit student spending.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
To Help Low-Income Children Succeed, Focus on the Transition to Kindergarten

Aaron Loewenberg wrote for the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity about his report, Connecting the Steps.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Lieberman: ESSA Allows States to Focus on Often Overlooked Pre-K Ed Players — School Principals

Abbie Lieberman wrote for The 74 about how ESSA Title II funds can be used to train elementary school principals to be pre-K leaders.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
Williams: Raising LA High School Graduation Rates by Any Means Necessary Is an Empty Accomplishment

Conor P. Williams wrote for The 74 about the paradox of growing graduation rates via lowering standards in the Los Angeles Unified School Di


HIGHER EDUCATION
DeVos Is Discarding College Policies That New Evidence Shows Are Effective

Kevin Carey wrote for the New York Times about Secretary DeVos' changing policies concerning for-profit colleges.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
Williams: The Closer Charter Fans Are to the Classroom, the Higher Their Trump Anxiety

Conor P. Williams wrote for the 74 on the future of charter schools under new presidential leadership.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Williams: In Praise of New Jersey, Illinois, Louisiana — 3 States Smartly Using ESSA to Help English Learners

Conor Williams wrote a column for the 74 Million on a few examples of promising state policy innovations for serving English Learners.


HIGHER EDUCATION
​OER Researchers Don’t Disaggregate Data on Diverse Students. Here’s Why They Should.

Manuela Ekowo wrote for EdSurge on how the promise of open educational resources may not be equal for disadvantaged or traditionally undeser


PREK-12 EDUCATION
K-12 Teachers Are Disproportionately White and Monolingual. Here’s One Way That Could Change.

Amaya Garcia and Shayna Cook wrote an article for Slate about the disparities in racial and linguistic diversity among the K-12 student popu