A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

Native Culture Should Be Taught Year Round

Kellie Cunningham Bliss - September 9, 2013

Tribal curricula are changing educational outcomes—for both Native and non-Native students.

Clueless Hair Policy Hurts Kids

Monita Bell - September 6, 2013

One-size-fits-all appearance policies cannot work in our increasingly diverse schools.

Uh, Mix It Up at Which Lunch?

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 6, 2013

It’s called Mix It Up at Lunch Day—but all lunch “hours” are not created equal.

Poster Power

Maureen Costello - September 5, 2013

An LGBT Safe Space poster sparks controversy in a Tennessee school.

Selling Kids Short

Jill Silos-Rooney - September 5, 2013

Divisive fundraisers make schools unsafe for kids from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

Fickle Girls?

Liz Clift - September 4, 2013

Missing an opportunity to speak up creates another opportunity–to practice for next time.

Two Questions

- September 3, 2013

Students want to know teachers have their backs. Reassure them by answering these two questions.

Getting Students in the Mix

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 30, 2013

Mix It Up is about the students, and they make some of the best organizers!

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