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Let’s Stop Pitting Charter School and District Parents Against Each Other, and Start Valuing Their Right to Choose Schools

I’ll never forget the interaction with a parent of two boys who came to a school closure meeting to have her say about
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The Denver Teachers Strike by the Numbers

With a tentative agreement in place following a marathon bargaining session and three days of striking, Denver
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Building Community and Educating Through Art in New Orleans

Ayo Scott is a New Orleans painter who can teach us all something about the importance of connection, community and art
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The Great Blackface Reckoning of 2019

America, we need to talk. Not one, not two, but THREE elected officials in Virginia are knee-deep in blackface
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While We’re Obsessed with White People in Blackface the Nation’s Schools Are Killing Black Minds

Another day, another politician with blackface in his past. If you are keeping track, three top elected officials in
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All These Scandals Are Exhausting, Can Ralph "Shoe Polish on My Face" Northam Just Resign?

Since the beginning of #45's term, I have ended too many days literally exhausted from hearing about the most recent
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Democrats Must Do More Than Condemn Ralph Northam

Now that photos have emerged of the Virginia Democratic governor’s medical school yearbook, which includes a healthy
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This Black History Month, Let's Agree to Stop Giving 'Racist Hall Passes' to White People

Dear America: when will y’all start giving everyone else the same amount of credit/benefit of the doubt/empathy and/or
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Things You DON’T Say During Black History Month (Or Ever)

Happy February! As many of you know, in the states this month is Black History Month. I am sharing a post that I do

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