Educators in the classroom have a wealth of experience and insight to share in the development of policies that impact equity and opportunities for their students.
Category Education News
In Texas, educators joined the summer of protest sparked by the introduction and passage of Senate Bill 4 – which at its core is a racial profiling law meant to strike fear into communities of color across Texas.
At risk is the status of 800,000 immigrant students and youths who have been allowed to study and work without fear of deportation.
Native youth give their perspective on confronting institutional racism and the importance of education in empowering young leaders.
A proud DREAMer shares her hopes and fears.
The Trump administration’s rollback of civil rights could have damaging, long-term effects on schools and communities across the country.
“This happened in Flint, but given the state of infrastructure in this country, it could happen anywhere,”
“Can you imagine being five years old, getting dropped off at school and being afraid that you would come home to an empty house, with no idea where your parents are or if they’re coming back?”
One teary-eyed teacher told me she had no idea this is what kids of color were going through.
According to educators, the GLSEN survey has been one of the most valuable tools in capturing and quantifying the experiences of LGBTQ youth in our schools.