Cory is a senior writer for Teaching Tolerance. He has experience in both the newsroom—as a former sports journalist—and the classroom, where he has provided reading intervention and tutoring for K–6 students from rural Kentucky to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Articles by Cory

A Hopeful Case of Teacher Leadership and Confronting Bias in Education

Two Boston teachers created a blueprint for helping educators examine bias. In doing so, they laid a foundation for change.

They Didn't Back Down

Florida educators were targeted for standing up for LGBTQ students. Here’s how they stood strong.

Trump Effect: Teaching Baltimore and the Power of Place

The places we call home can play a large part in the way we see ourselves—and the way others see us. The way you talk to your students about these places matters.

Arthur’s Gay Teacher and Other Stories Schools Won’t Tell

Local PBS networks’ refusal to air an episode of a children’s show featuring the marriage of two men speaks to a larger problem in our society—and our schools.

Teaching Stonewall

Stonewall’s history remains largely forgotten—and unknown among young people. In the cultural imagination, it remains shrouded in myth. But the true Stonewall story can be taught. Here’s how—and why.