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Author(s): Rose Skepple, Cassandra L. Sligh-Conway
School districts, teacher preparation programs, and local education agencies are changing due to the demographics of American schools. These demographic trends are showing that students of color, students with disabilities, and English language learners are increasing. As this increase is taking place, the educators that remain the same are European White women. It is a challenge to provide the educators the information they need to teach diverse learners.
Author(s): Cassandra L. Sligh-Conway
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Nashira which means ‘Love Song’ in the ancient local language is an urban ecovillage near the Colombian city of Cali. It is run by low-income women heads of households. This is a widespread social problem in the outskirts of cities in Colombia, where the casualty of decades of civil conflict has left many women to manage and sustain the household.