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

Freedom Wasn’t Free in ’64—and It Isn’t Free Now

Monita K. Bell - June 24, 2014

Freedom Summer, a new American Experience film, highlights an overlooked but essential period in the civil rights movement.

Calling All Bloggers!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - June 23, 2014

Have something to say about social justice and anti-bias issues in education? Consider blogging for Teaching Tolerance!

Rush into Battle

Maureen Costello - June 19, 2014

We stand behind Teaching for Change’s efforts to diversify children’s literature.

Thank You for Holding Us Accountable!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - June 18, 2014

When we shared a problematic post on social media, our audience pushed back. What’s the next step in the conversation?

Practice Internal Nonviolence

Amanda Blaine - June 16, 2014

For this teacher, transforming her interactions with herself translates into the vision of peace she wants to teach in her classroom.

Can I Say That? Can I Wear That?

Marisa Fasciano - June 16, 2014

How much can teachers disclose about their personal religious and nonreligious beliefs to students?

Holding on to the Past is Holding on to Hope

Lecia J. Brooks - June 12, 2014

Stories from the past, like those of Freedom Summer, serve to remind us that change happens when everyday people create it.

Building School Culture Where All Kids Feel Special

Dr. Sharon Chappell - June 10, 2014

In a world where competition awards few people on the backs of many, school awards can be redesigned to prioritize equity.

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