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The Opioid Crisis

Addiction can suffocate a community—especially its youngest members. But schools that employ trauma-informed practices are giving childhood victims of the opioid epidemic a fighting chance.

Frida Kahlo

Download and post this inspiring quote in your classroom.
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The Words “We” Use for “The Other”

Too often, teachers present geographically distant regions—and the people who live in them—as inextricably “other.” Here’s how you can avoid doing so.

Teaching on the Border

As children are separated from their parents along our southern border, one teacher considers our responsibility to help.

Hate at School: May 2018

Last month, we tracked 72 school-based episodes of hate in 25 states and in Washington, D.C.

What We're Reading This Week: June 15, 2018

Students are sharing their "school shooting fiction" online. Sally Hemings' room is finally being exhibited at Monticello. Activists are fighting a change to Mexican-American studies in Texas. These are a few of the stories that caught our eye this week.

AP World History Is Worth Saving

Teachers are pushing back against proposed changes they say would reframe AP World History as Eurocentric. Teaching Tolerance stands with them.

What I Finally Learned in My Silence

This teacher participated in GLSEN’s National Day of Silence for years, but during the 2018 event, she gained incredible perspective. This is her reflection.