Post Tagged with: "Achievement Gap"

One Selfless Act for Teach for America 75
by / on February 22, 2011 at 9:11 am / in Broken World, Current Events, Pop Culture

One Selfless Act for Teach for America

You can help Recovering Evangelical help Teach for America address the needs of under-served students in Washington D.C. (and help us undo negative perceptions of Christianity in the process). Here’s how: 1) Watch the video, 2) Vote “Recovering Evangelical”, 3) Spread the word!

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Can Christians help close the achievement gap? 0
by / on February 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Can Christians help close the achievement gap?

Austin Dannhaus, a young evangelical teaching in inner-city Washington, D.C., reflects on his experiences at the Teach for American 20th Anniversary summit this past weekend, specifically on the role of faith communities in closing the education gap. His three hard-hitting conclusions may surprise you.

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Education = Civil Rights issue of our time? 7
by / on February 16, 2011 at 1:12 pm / in Broken World, Current Events, Personal Stories

Education = Civil Rights issue of our time?

The achievement gap between rich and poor is divided along both socioeconomic and racial lines, and too many of our children are receiving less help instead of more despite the given hurdles they face growing up in poverty. This is more than just a broken systems issue; this is a moral issue. Education is the civil rights issue of our generation.

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