Danielle Sanders

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School Behavior Interventionist

New Orleans, Louisiana

Danielle Sanders is a school behavior interventionist in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is responsible for implementing restorative practices as a behavioral intervention to support scholars when demonstrating behaviors that are not in line with school culture.

Danielle blogs about education in Louisiana at Second Line Blog.

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Posted Jan. 11, 2017

Sometimes School Closures Really Are the Best Thing for Kids

As a parent, if you believed your child to be enrolled in a failing school, would you withdraw them? And…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Dec. 2, 2016

Black Teachers Are Tired of Feeling Tolerated. We Want to Feel Empowered, Supported and Celebrated.

Where are all the Black teachers? This is a question I’ve asked myself and others for the last few years…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Oct. 19, 2016

Our Black Boys Should Be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Orange Jumpsuits

As I pull up to the juvenile courthouse, my heart fills with anxiety. I’m crushed. How did he sleep last…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Aug. 30, 2016

How One Charter School Is Working on Strengthening Its Relationship Within the Community

At Sci Academy, located in New Orleans East at the former site of Marion Abramson High School, the Collegiate Academies…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted July 28, 2016

We Need to Talk About Race Before Our White Teachers Can Support Our Black Children

When it comes to New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina, it’s no secret there is a glaring difference in cultures between those…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

The Worst Thing About Being a Homeless Student Was the Hunger

Have you ever been so hungry that it caused you physical pain? I’m not talking the kind of hunger that sneaks up when you’ve realized…

By Lizzy Shoben

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Posted Nov. 10, 2017

Could This Teacher and Leadership Program Be Part of the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Chicago Schools?

In most urban school districts, “turnaround” is a dirty word. Turnaround schools are first identified as failing and left to languish for some time in…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

I Didn’t Want My Students to Have to Choose Between Hunger and Making Friends

I have a weakness. I’m not good at saying no. Last summer, I was invited to attend a focus group on school breakfast at the…

By Angela Homan

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