Pop Links is Teach For America’s twice-weekly roundup of education news and resources for teachers.
- Affirmative Action is back in court. On Monday, two of the nation’s prestigious universities, Harvard University and UNC, were hit with lawsuits that challenge their use of affirmative action in admissions. Learn about the new case and why these schools were singled out.
- To make sure that students do not fall through the cracks, many schools are using student data to create early warning systems. Factors like GPA, attendance, and behavior issues are used to provide extra support for at-risk students.
- Cap off 2014 Geography Awareness Week with your students by playing one of these fun online geography games! #globalcitizens
- TFANet Resource: Compare & Contrast