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Martin Luther King Jr: History and Legacy (link is external)

AFT and Share My Lesson offer teaching resources that will deepen your students' understanding of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement.
- See more at: http://www.aft.org/#sthash.VKLiL61t.dpuf

 

Every Student Succeeds Act

ESSA Facts

President Obama closed the chapter on No Child Left Behind’s destructive brand of school improvement when he signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act in December 2015. ESSA offers a bold new opportunity for states and districts to move beyond top-down, test-and-sanction-based reforms that have failed to help all kids. It’s a sea change in education policy that AFT fought long and hard to achieve. The changes offer the potential to restore the joy of teaching and learning, if we all engage in the hard work that must now begin at the state level. Learn more about the new law with these AFT resources:

 See more at: http://www.aft.org/position/every-student-succeeds-act#sthash.7FalJxBS.dpuf


 

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Public education

Martin Luther King Jr: History and Legacy (link is external)

AFT and Share My Lesson offer teaching resources that will deepen your students' understanding of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement.
- See more at: http://www.aft.org/#sthash.VKLiL61t.dpuf
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