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Our Public School Just Wasn't Equipped to Help Our 4-Year-Old Daughter With Her Speech Impediment

The first time my husband (who was my boyfriend at the time) and I spoke about having children together, the first
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Schools Should Give Students the Opportunity to Discuss Tragedies like 9/11 in the Classroom

Each generation has a shared event that almost everyone remembers. They remember what they were doing when it happened,
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It's Insulting to Act Like Low-Income Families Aren't Qualified to Pick the Best School for Their Children

In their opposition to school choice, critics have come up with many novel arguments. Most of them are not good. But
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How Can You Teach Black Children and be Afraid of Black Parents?

It’s a simple question I ask many white and even some black colleagues. I don’t get it. I just do not get it. You tell
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Our Black Kids Don't Get the Same Opportunities to Make Mistakes

  [This is a transcript of the embedded podcast episode] I wanted to have this conversation just around education
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Active Shooter Drills and Fears of Mass Shootings Shouldn't Be the New Normal in Schools

Across the country this month, children are being led into classrooms and starting their first days of school. Some,
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It's Hard for Students of Color to Learn from Teachers Who Don't Care About Them

I entered the teaching profession to impact students of color. I wanted them to see education the way that I saw it.
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The Intersection of White Fragility, Institutional Power, and the Culture of Education

Recently, on a podcast, I heard replayed the audio of Sandra Bland’s traffic stop. In case anyone has forgotten, Bland

5 Tips for New Teachers

The start of a new school year is here. It is an exciting time. We begin thinking about how to decorate the classroom