UnboundEd Blog

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Leadership Transition at UnboundEd

UnboundEd’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the unanimous appointment of Lacey Robinson as its chief executive officer. Robinson’s contributions at the senior leadership level have helped UnboundEd expand its programming for educators to grow their equitable and rigorous instructional practices. “UnboundEd is making an indelible mark in the education space. I am honored to lead us forward as …

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Building Legacies One Student at a Time

Rolanda Baldwin knows math. As a young girl and daughter of North Carolina Agriculture and Technology State University (NC A&T) graduates, she also knew she would attend college. The question was where. “We would go to football games at A&T and I would see my parents’ friends who were also college graduates. I would go to work with my parents …

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What we Learned (& Heard) at SXSW EDU ‘19

“What will it take to dismantle an inherently racist system that holds our students back?” is a question we ask ourselves often at UnboundEd and this week, we had the opportunity to sit down with other educators at SXSW EDU who are also asking this same question. Our panel conversation, “From Equity to Anti-Racism in Education,” was a significant exploration …

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Reflecting on the 5 Charges

This past year, we’ve asked thousands of educators from across the country to stand with us at the intersection of equity and standards work. We asked them to look for the justice we all seek in the details of teaching and learning. Each time we gather at the Standards Institute, we start the week by examining the growing body of …

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The Bias Toolkit Explained

If race, bias and prejudice in our country weren’t apparent before, now more than ever, educators must take action to make sure our classrooms are safe, accepting places for all of our students. UnboundEd’s Bias Toolkit helps educators plan and facilitate conversations about race and bias. We see hate boiling to the surface of our everyday lives in blatant, unapologetic …

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