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The Genius of Marva Collins

June Cara Christian - June 29, 2015

Education pioneer Marva Collins died last week. She left behind tried and true strategies that support students’ brilliance and academic success.

Where Were You When?

June Cara Christian - June 26, 2015

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality. This TT staff member reflects on watching the moral arc of justice bend a few more degrees.

What We're Reading This Week: June 26

Teaching Tolerance Staff - June 26, 2015

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

After the Flag Comes Down

Joanna Williams - June 25, 2015

There’s growing momentum to take down Confederate flags, but our work to denounce systemic racism cannot stop at symbolic markers.

When a Fairy Tale Turns Into a Nightmare

Maya Lindberg - June 25, 2015

Two North Carolina educators resigned last week after an LGBT-inclusive fairy tale was read to third-graders. What does that say about school climate?

Weeding Out Hate, Sowing Love

Jarah Botello - June 24, 2015

Horrified at a fourth-grade teacher’s hateful Facebook rant after the pool incident in McKinney, Texas, this TT staffer realizes she could have been just like that teacher—if not for strong anti-bias education.

What We're Reading This Week: June 19

Teaching Tolerance Staff - June 19, 2015

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

Happy Juneteenth!

Monita K. Bell - June 18, 2015

The emancipation story remains largely incomplete, 150 years later.

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