The education system encompasses more than just what happens in the classroom. Beyond students, parents and teachers, communities and social groups play an important role in a student’s success.
As debates over resources define what happens in schools, how can communities come together to best serve all students throughout the educational ecosystem? And how can governments provide a quality education to students in every ZIP code? From providing adequate meals, to offering after-school activities, to a well-rounded curriculum, The Atlantic gathered educators, activists and policymakers to look at ways to create the building blocks of a quality education.
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The Atlantic at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
The Atlantic went to Philadelphia for a range of events discussing issues of consequence to everyday Americans and shed light on the vision and policy goals of the Democratic nominee.
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Democratic National Convention:
We held a Morning Briefing at the start of each day of the DNC, addressing some of the biggest questions affecting this election.
Atlantic Exchange: A Retrospective on Race in America
“The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the nation must be exposed; and its crimes against God and man must be proclaimed and denounced.” - Frederick Douglass