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Take Afterschool Programs Off the Political Chopping Block


By Allison Riddle As an elementary teacher, I don’t often get to see where my students end up in life. Colleagues teaching in high school watch their students climb the […]

Fighting for the Dreamers in and out of the Classroom


By James E. Ford There are some moments as a teacher that just never leave you. They remain burned into memory like still photos. These images have stories that all […]

When Teachers Believe Their Work Is Never Enough


By Angie Miller During a break at a teacher leadership conference, I stepped out onto the patio to get some fresh air and found a teacher weeping inconsolably. “I shouldn’t […]

Who Cares About Questioning Strategies?


By Maryann Woods-Murphy When I was in high school, I asked too many questions. Some teachers brightened when my hand shot up, but others sighed when they heard me ask, […]

To the Educators Who Will Teach My Colleague’s White Son


By Jemelleh Coes and Matthew Moulton In January, I wrote a piece called “To the Educators who will teach my Black Daughter [Gabby].” The majority of feedback was positive, but […]

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