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The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper presents a new show this October, EdGems, hosted by Educator Barnes. EdGems will give viewers insight into the educational landscape and leave them with gems of knowledge to improve education for all students, especially students of color.

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Candidates for Indianapolis Public Schools board seats participated in a virtual forum recently to discuss innovation schools, special education, school discipline and other topics.

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Now more than ever, after-school programs for K-12 students are a top concern in our community. Educators, program providers, parents and students are adjusting to ever-changing safety precautions, unusual schedules and financial uncertainty. Quality, affordable experiences are exactly what …

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The crux of early childhood education is connection. The most rapid and progressive period of brain development happens between ages 0-5. Synapses are the neural connections that guide skill acquisition and development. The limbic system, which in very simple terms regulates our social emoti…

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Evan Taylor had heard good things about Surge Academy from colleagues in other cities and figured he should give it a shot too when the fellowship for education leaders of color decided to come to Indianapolis this year.

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Earlier this month, the board of directors of GEO Next Generation High School cut the ribbon to celebrate the official opening of Indy’s newest high school on the eastside. The school, located at 4002 N. Franklin Road, serves students in grades 9-11 this year and will grow to serve 12th grad…

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Very recently, I was able to witness mother, advocate and community leader DeAndra Dycus share her story as part of the Democratic National Convention evening programming. During her segment, Dycus shared the story of how her then gifted and talented 13-year-old son Dre was shot in the head …

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While the novel coronavirus has presented challenges that are unprecedented in our lifetime, there is another public health epidemic we as a society have been battling for generations: racism and white supremacy.