What Our Students Need Now: Virtual School Culture That Is Healthy, Just and Strong

At a time when many students are learning in virtual settings, educators and administrators must address discriminatory policies and practices that often contribute to disproportionate discipline. School is a place where childhood happens. And most of us believe that every child, whatever their color, background or zip code, has the right to learn in a … Continued

Momentous Supreme Court Decision Supports LGBTQ Rights

“An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender defies the law.” – U.S. Supreme Court On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that LGBTQ employees — including all LGBTQ educators — are protected under federal law from discrimination at work based on sexual orientation or gender identity. This is … Continued

Social and racial justice classroom, community resources: COVID-19 & more

While it might not seem like it, COVID-19 shall pass. What remains constant, however, is the need for learning and community resources related to social and racial justice, a statement made all the more relevant in light of the inequities laid bare by the pandemic. Here are some resources for your students, your community and … Continued