“We’ve encountered some adversity, not everyone is for the name change. But we push forward and stay positive. At the end we will prevail and what we are striving for – inclusion – is way more than what they are striving for.”
“We introduced restorative practices and it’s not only transformed our school climate, it’s transforming students’ and educators’ lives”
Many people do not view the immigration in Trump’s us-versus-them world view, especially when it comes to students and their families.
Educators across the nation are reporting that the inflammatory rhetoric from Donald Trump has led to an increase in student bullying and anxiety.
Talking with teacher Kimberly Colbert about getting arrested and being a social justice activist.
The 2016 Activist of the Year Nominations Kick-Off
In Minneapolis, educators and community members won a huge victory when they successfully organized to end the use of a phonics curriculum that was filled with race, gender and cultural stereotypes.
Educators in Minnesota have built support for full-service schools that improve student outcomes by first meeting community needs.
For educators, the congressional debate about immigration reform boils down to one overriding concern: providing a future to hardworking students for whom America is the only home they have ever known.