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Teach For (a Diverse) America

Emily Chiariello - September 2, 2014

A former Teach for America corps member reflects on the changing face of the organization—and our nation's student demographics. 

Exploring Why People Don’t Become Activists

Lauren Porosoff - September 2, 2014

This teacher uses activist memoirs and an engaging exercise to help her students overcome internal barriers to acting on their values.

You Can’t Mix It Up Alone

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 29, 2014

If you’re going to ask your students to mix it up, it’s only fair that you get out of your comfort zone and meet some new people too!

Leveling the Economic Playing Field

Liz Clift - August 27, 2014

Can pro-equity policies reduce divides between the “haves” and “have nots”? An after-school educator thinks so. 

Students Are Watching Ferguson

Monita K. Bell - August 26, 2014

At a time like this, educators can’t afford not to discuss Ferguson in the classroom.

New Teachers Going “Back” to School

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 25, 2014

Advice for first-year teachers from the Teaching Tolerance community. 

Get Ready for Mix It Up 2014!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 22, 2014

Ready to create a welcoming environment at your school this year? Register for Mix It Up at Lunch Day and make it happen!

Three Years Old, Black and Suspended

Melinda D. Anderson - August 21, 2014

It’s time to intervene with alarmingly high preschool suspensions.

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