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Teachers, principals and school districts nationwide are grappling with how to respond to the increase in deportations and heightened fears of students and families.
From now on, when we talk about women’s history, the Women’s March should be part of those lessons. Here’s why.
This week’s statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on historically black colleges and universities is a prime example of whitewashing U.S. history. Classroom teachers for grades 6-12, however, can use this moment as a teaching opportunity.
How do your students learn how to know? And what does your teaching look like in the face of a devaluing of shared truth, deepening political polarization and the mainstreaming of intolerance?
Anti-Semitism is alive and well in the United States, and its proponents feel emboldened. The antidote? Anti-bias education.
The importance of relationships and community are woven into this school’s culture. How do they do it?
An elementary school principal highlights what can happen when educators give students opportunities to talk about their cultures and to learn about the cultures of other students.
Representations of black people as animals is both a past and present manifestation of the United States’ complicated history with race.