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Denise Glyn Borders

Denise Glyn Borders served as Learning Forward President and CEO from 2019 to 2022. Before that, she was president of SRI Education, a division at SRI International, where she led three centers – Learning and Development, Technology and Learning, and Education Policy. Previously, Borders was senior vice president and director of the U.S. Education and Workforce Development Group at FHI 360, a global human development organization with an evidence-based research approach.

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    When we embarked on the process of revising Standards for Professional Learning in 2019, we couldn’t have anticipated the challenges that educators, students, and all of us would be facing today. Although the timeliness of the standards is not an accident, the timing is fortuitous. As educators and students struggle […]
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    As we wrap up 2021 and look ahead to 2022, the word that is top of mind for me is transformation. Transformation involves disrupting and dismantling longstanding educational structures, policies, and systems that have perpetuated inequity and created barriers to success for too many students. We must support leaders at […]
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    We see signs of spring all around us and, along with the change in season, several reasons for hope for educators and students. After weathering a punishing 2020, we are cautiously optimistic for better conditions for our students, educators, and communities. More citizens are receiving COVID-19 vaccines by the day […]
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    As the new U.S presidential administration takes shape, we at Learning Forward have hope and confidence that President Biden and Vice President Harris’ leadership will mean great progress for every student and educator in America’s education systems. Learning Forward is ready to support and advise the new administration as it […]
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    Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Election 2020 is drawing to a close. It has been a long campaign season and regardless of your political views, it is time to come together around our shared commitment to preK-12 education. Our children are the future and our […]
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    Over the course of the last six months, Learning Forward’s weekly webinars have given us the opportunity to learn with educators across the globe, and our most inspiring lessons have come from practitioners making sense of a time that demands creativity and resilience. Now that more and more districts are […]
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    From their earliest days in schooling, Black students’ experiences in schools are dramatically different from those of white students. For example, Black preschool children are 3.6 times as likely to receive out-of-school suspensions as white preschool children (U.S. Department of Education, 2016). The disciplinary disparities continue in K-12: 6% of […]
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    Along with educators everywhere, Learning Forward is adjusting to the current reality and looking ahead to what the future may hold. While we can’t yet document our lessons learned, we know we owe a huge debt of gratitude to educators. We’re witnessing educators committed to ensuring their students are fed, […]
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    A note from Denise Glyn Borders and Steve Cardwell In a typical year, most schools would be looking at spring break in the rear-view mirror and heading toward the final lessons and celebrations that mark the satisfying and busy end to the school year. As we all know, 2020 is […]
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    As we publish this magazine, our world is in uncertain times with the COVID-19 pandemic. We know you are navigating a new reality, with school systems closed and many questions about what lies ahead. Learning Forward’s board of trustees and staff are ready to support all of you navigating this […]
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