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.
Never underestimate the power of an educator, a Sharpie, and some poster board.