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Remembering Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, One Year Later

This week, we remember those we lost on February 14, 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. We dedicate this edition of The Moment to the young people across the country who have channeled their grief into action, standing up and speaking out to end gun violence in their communities—and every community.

Teach-In for Freedom Call to Action

On Sunday, February 17, educators and immigrant rights advocates, organized by Teachers Against Child Detention, are hosting a Teach-In for Freedom in El Paso, Texas. Use this edition of The Moment to learn about how you can support their work to end child immigrant detention—and how to include your students in these efforts from your own school or classroom.

Putting Governor Ralph Northam's Blackface Controversy in Perspective

When racist incidents occur, students often need historical perspective to understand the depth of the offense. That's why our Teaching Hard History framework is so important, and that's why we're offering this edition of The Moment. Your students may have questions about the governor of Virginia's admission that he once dressed in blackface.

Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action 2019

Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action is February 4-8! In this edition of The Moment, learn more about how you can join social justice educators from Philadelphia to Seattle in affirming and centering black lives in your classroom, school and beyond.

Teaching Black History Month

Black History Month begins Friday! The resources in this edition of The Moment will equip you with relevant teaching tools and suggestions for how to give this critical history the time, attention and depth it deserves.