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Teen Voices update!

 

In February 2013, Women’s eNews announced that they will be carrying on the name and brand of web-based Teen Voices. In addition, a local organization expressed interest in continuing the legacy of amplifying teen girls’ voices through media and developing a mentoring model that would be replicated in other states.

Equity Checklist
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign

The “Equity Checklist” distills the most important policies put forward by the Congress’ Equity and Excellence Commission and supported by advocates and organizers around the country. It is a blueprint of evidence-based proposals for ensuring equity and opportunity for each and every child.

If you are a parent or student, use it to evaluate your local school and district. If you’re a teacher or school official, use it determine if you have what you need to best serve your students. If you’re a policymaker, use this checklist to shape your approach to education reform.

Read it. Share it. Use it. Together we can ensure that every child has access to a fair and substantive opportunity to learn.

When Girls Don’t Graduate We All Fail: A Call to Improve High School Graduation Rates for Girls
Professor Anita Hill inspired the creation of Girls for Gender Equity to cultivate young women’s voices in advocating for equality…

Photo by Kara Delahunt for Teen Voices

Mentoring & Girls of Color – a blog by Temple Price