We give our Dispelling the Myth Award to schools each year that are providing a rich, coherent curriculum for all students and closing gaps in opportunity and achievement for low-income students and students of color. Together, they dispel the damaging myth that schools can do very little to help students overcome the barriers of poverty and discrimination. Hear what the award-winning principals had to say:

Join us at our 2014 national conference, where we’ll have breakout sessions with our award-winners, who will share their best practices and lessons learned. Register now — our early-bird rate ends in seven days!