Dr. Star Yellowfish has a challenge for America’s schools and educators: celebrate your best Thanksgiving lesson ever by teaching an accurate history of the holiday.
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Last week teacher Kevin Shindel found “It’s okay to be white” fliers posted on the doors of Montgomery Blair High School.
“I’m very happy. I feel like all my hard work, and everything we collaborated on together, has paid off.”
Should Americans continue to honor in our public places people who fought to perpetuate human slavery? That’s the question bedeviling communities from Columbia, S.C. to Charlottesville, VA.
October is Bully Free month. As it comes to a close, here are five ways to help ensure a positive school climate and reduce incidents of bullying, bias and harassment all year long. 1. Take the pledge: Safe learning environments for every student Schools should be havens. But too many of our students are … Continued
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 introduced restorative practices and it’s not only transformed our school climate, it’s transforming students’ and educators’ lives”
“Jose reminds me of myself at his age—we both love math, we are both sons of immigrant parents who labored in the fields, and back then I was undocumented just like Jose is today.”
The single biggest cause of the achievement gap is students with economic disadvantages concentrated in the same schools.
“We teach the children of these farm workers, and it was important to us that we help their families.”