Hawaiian educators and parents rose up, and Round Up, the glyphyosate-based weed killer used on their school grounds, went down.
The new decade would be off to a great start if we could just discard a few of the policies, schemes, and myths that have undermined public education for too long.
New Hampshire paraprofessional Melissa Alexander couldn’t hold her husband’s hand during chemo treatments. She had to go to work.
A union-led program organizes educators in a movement to recognize and respond to racial inequities and injustices.
Here’s a simple checklist to help you advocate for your students and your profession through the upcoming school year and beyond.
Their counterparts in big cities garnered national attention, but educators in smaller towns are also notching wins for students and their profession.
Creating images that go along with a movement, whether it’s social justice or #RedforEd, brings people together, and creates ownership in the movement.
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.