Kevin Adams and Gerardo Muñoz, creators and hosts of the podcast “Too Dope Teachers and a Mic,” have an on-air energy and rapport that might lead you to think they have known each other since childhood. But if it were not for one student they each taught at different schools, they may have never crossed … Continued
This department didn’t come together overnight. It is the culmination of many years and even generations of struggle.
The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
Her journey began with a law designed to strip educators of their right to collectively bargain.
Many of our preservice teachers had never heard of the pipeline, but almost all of us will have students who could be touched by it.
“When I look at what’s happening across the country in the field of education – the attacks on unions, the dismissive way teachers are treated by policymakers and the alarming funding priorities, I know that I need to take action.”
Educators are sounding the alarm that students have become actual targets and collateral damage in the Trump administration’s assault on immigrants.
“We’d be much further ahead in doing what’s best for our students, particularly students of color, if we could separate the notion that school safety and school policing are one and the same.”
“Native people have played such an important role in the history of this nation. But decades of feeling marginalized and disrespected have left a real impact.”
“I lived in a time when there were no scholarships for women who played any sport…if you were a woman and a jock, you were just out of place.