Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Cultural celebrations give students a chance to shine and benefit schools all year long.
The Supreme Court has upheld affirmative action but, one educator points out, we still have a long way to go to achieve equity in college admissions.
A history class offered an opportunity to model speaking up against bias.
A history class provided an opportunity to expand students’ perspective.
A Teaching Tolerance Advisory Board member reflects on a recent gathering in Montgomery, Ala.
This teacher used her writing class to help students become more aware of the advertising’s role in defining beauty.
Educators can play a real role in ensuring the Trayvon Martin tragedy does not happen to other children. It starts with how we perceive black boys.