The Trump administration’s rollback of civil rights could have damaging, long-term effects on schools and communities across the country.
Issue NEA EdJustice Features
Shortly after the election, one of my Muslim students told me that her family received a note in their mailbox that said it was “Time to move. Trump won and is coming for you.”
NJ chemistry teacher uses spoken word to share the Racial Justice message.
“This happened in Flint, but given the state of infrastructure in this country, it could happen anywhere,”
“Public education is the gateway and if we lose that, we’re damming a whole lot of people to a blighted future.” –Keron Blair
“Can you imagine being five years old, getting dropped off at school and being afraid that you would come home to an empty house, with no idea where your parents are or if they’re coming back?”
One teary-eyed teacher told me she had no idea this is what kids of color were going through.
According to educators, the GLSEN survey has been one of the most valuable tools in capturing and quantifying the experiences of LGBTQ youth in our schools.
New law requires Indiana high schools to offer ethnic and racial studies as an elective course at least once a year.
“As educators, we’re responsible for the children who are here with us now. How can I help them while they’re here with me? That’s our bottom line.”