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When White Teachers Avoid Conversations About Race, We Marginalize Students of Color

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By Allison Riddle When you teach in a predominantly White community, conversations about race can be uncomfortable, even in professional settings. Educators are not just unsure of how to talk […]

Someone Like Me: How One State Teacher of the Year Moved from Bias to Equity Literacy

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By Rebecca Eunmi Haslam Throughout my entire K-12 childhood experience, I never once saw anyone who looked like me. Not in any textbook. Not in my teachers’ or administrators’ faces. […]

Working with young people means I get to witness small acts of humanity all the time

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By Sydney Chaffee Last spring, I stood backstage in an historic theater, peeking out from behind a thick velvet curtain at the audience filling up. My students paced around in […]

Some Kids Dare You to Teach Them

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By Rebecca Mieliwocki Some kids dare you to teach them. Damion was mine.  Physically, this tiny kid took up about four feet of space, but the sound and fury this […]

Even on the most hectic days, my job as a teacher is truly amazing

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By Lauren Danner It was a typical Thursday in the life of a high school teacher as the end of the marking period was quickly approaching. As soon as I […]

To achieve equity in my classroom, I had to check my own bias at the door

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By Karen Vogelsang Equity.  Regardless of the education circles in which you travel, it is likely this topic has arisen in your conversations about school funding, curriculum resources, accountability, discipline […]



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