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Chronicling the voices fighting for education justice
neaToday interviewed Zakiya Sankara-Jabar and UMass Boston Professor Mark Warren about the community and youth organizing groups that seek to promote equity and justice in education, community development, and American democratic life.

Let more juvie felons out: Raise the age is only a first step (Opinion)
Dr. Steve Zeidman, a professor at the CUNY School of Law, argues that New York State must take more action to improve the state’s juvenile justice system than just raising the age of adult criminal responsibility.

What our local education reporters learned when we collaborated with ProPublica to look at equity data 
Chalkbeat and ProPublica created an interactive database using data from the U.S. Department of Education to highlight the school-level racial disparities in discipline, access to AP courses, gifted and talented programs, enrollment and more.

State index to help guide youth homelessness work (Opinion)
Justin T. Rush of True Colors Fund and Michael Santos of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty discuss the State Index on Youth Homelessness, which rates all 50 states and Washington, D.C. on efforts to end youth homelessness.