Observed on the third Monday in January each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day (also known as Civil Rights Day) takes place this year on Monday, January 16, and provides each of us with a chance to recommit to being a force for Antiracism in the world.
School Board Recognition Month provides us with a terrific opportunity to recognize the untiring and dedicated individuals on our School Boards — and their work in bringing leadership to our schools.
On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which is still incorrectly assumed by many to be the moment that freed all U.S. slaves. The truth is much more complicated.
Also known as Wounded Knee Day of Reflection, Wounded Knee Day honors the memory of the over 200 (some estimate as many as 300) Lakota Sioux men, women, and children who were massacred by the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment near Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The winter holiday season is filled with a rich variety of celebrations, from Hanukkah and Christmas, to the Nochebuena celebration of those with Latin roots, to Kwanzaa, for those of African-American descent.
In celebration of #InclusiveSchoolsWeek, we’re excited to share this free opportunity for educators and families to learn from expert practitioners Shelley Moore and Katie Novak in a three-part series, Zooming In & Out on Inclusionary Practices.
National Special Education Day is celebrated every year on December 2, to commemorate the anniversary of our nation’s first federal special education law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), signed by President Ford on December 2, 1975.