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How Do Restorative Practices Work?

The term “restorative practices” is tossed around a lot these days, and this multipart series can help clarify what it looks like on the ground.

A new curriculum on desegregation teaches the legacy of the 'Memphis 13'

When elementary schoolers learn about Dwania Kyles, they’re struck by her bravery. When Kyles was in first grade, she and 12 others became the first Black students to walk into all-white classrooms in Memphis to begin desegregating the city’s school system. Another thing the elementary students marvel at about those pioneers, Kyles says: “They’re still alive!”

The Legacy of Sylvia Mendez: Books, Videos, and Lesson Plans

Learn more about the life and legacy of civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez and her family, who spearheaded a federal lawsuit which helped end school segregation in California and pave the way for Brown v. Board of Education.