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Culturally Responsive-Sustaining education is intended to help education stakeholders create student-centered learning environments that affirm cultural identities; foster positive academic outcomes; develop students’ abilities to connect across lines of difference; elevate historically marginalized voices; empower students as agents of social change; and contribute to individual student engagement, learning, growth, and achievement through the cultivation of critical thinking.

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Demographic Change and Educating Immigrant Youth in New York City

In this white paper, we do not treat immigrant youth as monolithic, understanding that there is no one immigrant story and, therefore, can be no one immigrant pedagogy or curriculum, policy or program for the matter.

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Culturally Responsive Mastery-based Education Research Project

Seeks to understand how culturally responsive mastery-based practices influence historically marginalized students’ learning capacities, school engagement, and academic outcomes.

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