In exchange for access to the resources white schools had, black educators had to give up aspiration and advocacy, says historian Vanessa Siddle Walker.
The union’s top priorities are mental-health supports and more multi-lingual staff. After nine months of bargaining, they’re fed up.
Children need to learn about the virus from trusted adults. The more educators can appear calm and rational, the more comfortable their students will feel.
PBL encourages students to tackle real-world challenges and encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork.
Well-intentioned drug prevention efforts implore students to “just say no,” but they usually fail to teach young people how to do just that.
After enriched uranium is found inside a school, science teacher Dennis Foreman and others fight for student health and safety.
In high-poverty schools, “warmth, care, and hunger” is the fastest-growing funding request category on the DonorsChoose website.
In 2020, NEA’s Read Across America program is spotlighting books that tell children of color that they belong in the world and the world belongs to them.
At panel on Capitol Hill, educators discuss the successes and ongoing challenges facing public schools across the country.