Talking with teacher Kimberly Colbert about getting arrested and being a social justice activist.
The loan forgiveness program “could be a way to recruit new people into the teaching profession or into particular disciplines of teaching.”
Educators have organized, trained and lobbied at the capital as decisions are made about education policy and budget.
61% of voters ages 18 to 34 say a candidate’s position on student debt will be a major influence for whom they vote in November.
“Together we can break down barriers for our kids so they get the education they need and deserve.” Hillary Clinton
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
The 2016 Activist of the Year Nominations Kick-Off
In Minneapolis, educators and community members won a huge victory when they successfully organized to end the use of a phonics curriculum that was filled with race, gender and cultural stereotypes.
A consistent element throughout the top education news stories of 2015 is communities, educators and parents rising up and collectively taking action.
Educators in Minnesota have built support for full-service schools that improve student outcomes by first meeting community needs.