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Countering Stereotypes in Schools

"Know what's happening in the news, because you need to know about what kids are coming in here every day dealing with," says Carmen Killingsworth, MEd Special Education '95 and principal at Pioneer Elementary School in Bolingbrook, Ill.

In this podcast from Education Week magazine, Killingsworth discusses how she works to mitigate bias within her school, infuse cultural competency into instruction and use her life experiences to anchor her leadership.