In high-poverty schools, “warmth, care, and hunger” is the fastest-growing funding request category on the DonorsChoose website.
One in five teens struggle to afford menstrual products. Virginia is poised to become the fifth state to make them free in public school bathrooms.
It’s no secret, says NEA President. Top-performing countries invest heavily in their students, educators, and schools regardless of socio-economic standing.
After massive protests by educators, the state board has backed away from a plan that would create “separate and unequal” districts.
What do “positive outlier” districts have in common? They support well-qualified, experienced educators and focus on equity.
The justifications used to shut down urban schools ignore the voices of parents, students and educators, but can’t mask the racism embedded in the policy.
65 years after ‘Brown v. Board’ became the law of the land we still struggle to fulfill its promise.
“Lift Us Up, Don’t Push Out” tells the story of how parents, students, educators and their allies are fighting systemic racism in schools.
In state after state, we’re taking to the streets, raising our voices together for our students, for our schools, and for ourselves as educators.