“It is not the responsibility of people of color to educate us. We can’t rely on colleagues or friends who are people of color to make up for our ignorance.”
Thanks to three determined students at Northstar Middle School in Eau Claire, WI, the Eau Claire Area School Board unanimously passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
“We teach the children of these farm workers, and it was important to us that we help their families.”
“Ethnic Studies and social justice are a critical lens through which we can get a new perspective on history, so we are not doomed to repeat it.”
NJ chemistry teacher uses spoken word to share the Racial Justice message.
Seattle educators use collective bargaining to gain big equity wins for their students.
Thousands of people are planning to take action on May 1st to show communities united against hate and bias and ready to stand up to ensure there are resources and opportunities for all students.
“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.”
“This is a public school and everybody is welcome as they are. The onus is on us to make any accommodations within our human power to help all of our students feel safe and happy.”
“I always had rapport with my students, but I realized I was too quick to put students out of my classroom and into the pipeline.”