“The concept of “neutrality” is not only unsatisfactory, but damaging. Classrooms need to reflect the level of equity we hope to create within society.”
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Even if you start with only five people at first, five becomes 10, 10 becomes 15, and after 15, you’re building a movement.
NJ chemistry teacher uses spoken word to share the Racial Justice message.
“There was fire and a little edge in the room that made the discussion come alive. If we don’t understand our students, we’re derelict in our duties.”
“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.”
Educators across the nation are reporting that the inflammatory rhetoric from Donald Trump has led to an increase in student bullying and anxiety.
“You walk the streets at night and something might happen, but you’ll probably be ok. If you drink the water, you know that’ll mess you up forever.”
As a young teacher in an all-Black segregated school in NC, when Willa Johnson taught her students how to register to vote she was summoned to the principal’s office and summarily fired.
Standing for students means fighting for education policies that support them and their families.