“I can’t stress enough the power of creating a welcoming environment in your own classrooms and communities.”
Issue Educator Voices
By Guest Writer Maggie Mnayer Take Action › Stand with students for schools free of fear and hate. Click here › As a high school English teacher in an urban school district smack in the middle of Iowa, I take seriously my responsibility to teach my students the importance of their word choices, of respecting … Continued
With the disappointing presidential election behind us, “it is no longer time to agonize; it is time to organize.”
Also, he fell short of a state senate seat, but the experience has stoked one educator’s passion to fight for children.
Ballot measure defeats show voters, communities care about and support public education
Make no mistake about it, educators, parents and community activists in Milwaukee are fighting for the very survival of our public school system.
“I’m not sure what the tone will be like over the course of the day, but I know they’re fearful. I’m going to reassure them that they are safe.”– Robert Ellis, California educator
Educators organize to give all students access to quality language learning opportunities.
“Pro-public education candidates help limit the consequences of high-stakes standardized testing, and provide teachers with the autonomy we deserve in the classroom.”– Ashley Muscarella
“I think we’re seeing a level of social protest that we haven’t seen in a long time.”