“People ask me all the time if this isn’t too controversial for students in my fourth grade class. It is not, because this is their reality.”
Educators learn a vital truth about today’s teens: They are acutely aware of racial discrimination in America, and will engage in robust conversations about racism’s impact on them and our society.
“I am committed to supporting DREAMer students by continuing to advocate for them:” TX teacher Areli Zárate.
“I am speaking out today for the millions who want nothing more than to walk out of the shadows and into a future”: Texas high school teacher Areli Zárate
“The possibility of a college degree is becoming further and further out of reach every day,” said Maggie Thompson, executive director of Generation Progress.
“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
Proponents of voter ID laws maintain such laws are necessary to protect against fraud. Yet study after study has found voter fraud to be all but non-existent.
Educators sound off about what they want to here during upcoming GOP presidential debate
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.