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

Making College an Option for All

Allison Ricket - October 24, 2013

Requiring the ACT increases college accessibility—but more support is needed to create a school-wide culture of achievement.

Tell Congress to Mix It Up!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 23, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of children will break down social barriers when they Mix It Up on Oct. 29—we think Congress should do the same!

Combating Course Content Segregation

Jill Silos-Rooney - October 22, 2013

An LGBT student’s gratitude reminded this instructor to include diverse voices in her teaching all year.

The Story of Learning

Nichole Berg - October 21, 2013

This literacy unit allows ESL students to understand their learning styles while helping the school better understand their students.

The Countdown Begins!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 18, 2013

Some last-minute considerations for the final days leading to Mix It Up!

Seeing Themselves in Books

Jim Hiller - October 17, 2013

Take a cue from this teacher during National Book Month— audit your classroom library!

Rethinking Parent-Teacher Conferences

Allison Ricket - October 16, 2013

Making the conference experience more supportive to families ultimately benefits students.

Stop and Think

Maureen Costello - October 14, 2013

Most people want to be kind, but many reject being politically correct. Here are three rules that can help you be both.

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