Brittny Ray-Crowell

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Teacher

Texarkana, Texas

Brittny Ray-Crowell teaches sophomore and junior AP English at Texas High School. A Fulbright ETA recipient, she taught English at Triamudomsuksa School of the North in Phitsanulok, Thailand. In 2013 she was named Richwood High School’s teacher of the year in Monroe, Louisiana.

Ray-Crowell is a feature writer for ALT and Four States Living Magazine and recently served as a co-organizer and curriculum coordinator for a regional ECET² convening.

She is currently a master’s in English candidate at Texas A&M-Texarkana. She is a graduate of Spelman College and a native of Texarkana, Texas.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2016

4 Things Every Teacher Should Do to Help Students Move Forward Post-Election

This election season was loud. It was polluted. It was a cacophony of sound that, despite all of our best…

By Brittny Ray-Crowell, Monica Washington

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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