Equity in PA “Fill-Up” gives a crash-course in the fundamentals of equitable education
Dr. Nikole Hollins-Sims leads a tour of the PDE’s framework for equitable practices, with plenty of resource pit-stops along the way
Beyond Re-Opening Schools report from Brookings shares insight on growing connections between families and schools
Can the world's communities build something even better than before by expanding on trends like the sudden increase in communication between families and schools?
Resource Roundup: Anti-Racist Education
Anti-racist teaching tools plus more to read, watch, and listen on equity in education
Innovation on the fly
The pandemic stretched Allegheny County’s human services network, but it also unleashed new innovation and collaboration to equitably support children, families and communities
Four Questions with Emmai Alaquiva
A rapid-fire Q&A with this award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and mentor on the intersections of art, education, and the current crises in public health and racial equity.
Centering, Naming, and Liberating through Black Creativity
The Black Transformative Arts Network combines a learner-centered approach with Africana knowledge pools, Black history, culture, and arts to transform and transcend status-quo learning in a multi-generational context.
“Remaking Tomorrow” report points toward a post-pandemic future built on innovation and community collaboration
The Future of Learning Commission shares insights on an encouraging path forward
Reflecting on a Racial Justice Book Study with white Folx
White educators share learnings from critical study, dialogue, and action required to dismantle racism in themselves, education systems, and society.
How the arts are helping youth level up their learning
Level Up Studios taps into the essential role of art to elevate the educational and artistic experiences of local Black learners
Rainbow Writers build skills, passions, and relationships
Strengths-based, participant-driven program provides an intentional, creative learning space for LGBTQ+ youth
Announcing Learning Across America Forerunners in Partnership with Remake Learning
15 Cities Join Together to Inspire Future-Ready Education
As learning innovation grows, a fresh approach to ‘summer melt’ emerges
It's not just about catching up. It's about building the skills kids will need to succeed tomorrow.
Walk through the future of work with the Algorithmic Hiring Center
This experiential simulation helps educators consider the futures of work, hiring, and readiness for multiply-marginalized girls and other learners from vulnerable communities
Art4All delivers hands-on learning across communities, one kit at a time
Two leaders in arts learning are combining forces to bring the benefits of art and making to kids at home
Partnering for more equitable arts education
Quality arts opportunities are often only available to the wealthiest and whitest schools and students. Community-based partnerships offer a more equitable way forward.
Remake Learning Field Notes: February – May 2020
A seasonal update from Remake Learning field director Ani Martinez
Relationships Mesh to Help Bridge the Digital Divide
How CMU and Meta Mesh Are Connecting to Provide WiFi to Underserved Communities in Western Pennsylvania
Accessibility Initiative Already Underway Accelerates Pitt’s Shift to Online Instruction
When the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything in a heartbeat, reaching all students with accessible digital content was a big challenge. Fortunately for the University of Pittsburgh, they were already ahead of the curve.
Ignite Grants spark new ways of learning, thinking, doing
$100,000 awarded to Pittsburgh-area schools and organizations, supporting innovative learning projects that will impact 4,000 students
Welcome to Tomorrow
A campaign of grantmaking and storytelling asking one vital question: What can we do today to make tomorrow a more promising place for all learners?
Let’s Engage our English Learners!
It is a perfect time to consider new approaches to student engagement. Let’s offer meaningful access for our English Learners (ELs) through greater collaboration.
The Beginning of Something Else
“Often, when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else,” Fred Rogers once said. And that’s exactly where we find ourselves now — what “something else” will look like is largely up to us.
Breaking molds and building more systems for STEM with Allegheny County 4-H
Across the region, state, and country, 4-H pioneered hands-on, out-of-school learning long before it was buzzworthy. Today, they’ve expanded far beyond animal science and agriculture to help youth explore all types of skills and interests, including STEM