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

Where Learning Happens

Matthew Swoveland - December 4, 2013

For some marginalized students, profound learning happens in the space between lessons.

Tanenbaum Webinar Helps Educators Plan for Holidays

Sara Wicht - December 3, 2013

Teaching Tolerance and Tanenbaum team up to tackle the “December Dilemma.”

Why Do Teachers Quit?

Adrienne van der Valk - December 2, 2013

We asked your best advice for improving job quality and retaining teachers. Your answers reinforced the need for social justice in schools.

Choosing Other Words

Liz Clift - November 27, 2013

This teacher was prepared for her ‘speak up’ moment—and you can be, too!

Disarming Education

Matthew Swoveland - November 26, 2013

Focus teacher training on transformative education—not handgun use.

Rock Your Mocs Spotlights Native Identity

Adrienne van der Valk - November 25, 2013

Three years ago, a young activist used social media to put her idea into practice. Now her effort to honor Native people is an international event—and it keeps growing.

Tackling Biases about HIV and AIDS

Liz Clift - November 21, 2013

Educators need education, too, especially when it comes to supporting students with HIV and AIDS.

Time to End the Game

Allison Ricket - November 20, 2013

When it comes to the damage inflicted by racist mascots and sports posturing, apologies are not enough. 

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