John-David Bowman

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Mesa Public Schools

Scottsdale, Arizona

John-David Bowman is the 2015 Arizona State Teacher of the Year and a member of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year. In addition to his role as a teacher in Mesa Public Schools, Bowman advocates for students and teachers of Arizona by giving speeches and writing.

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Posted Apr. 30, 2018

In Arizona, We Are Walking Out for Our Students

I love my profession. I love my colleagues. I love my students. But I have become so hurt by the…

By John-David Bowman

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Posted Nov. 15, 2018

We Don’t Need Saviors, We Need Leaders Who Are Ready to Form True Partnerships With Families and Communities

I’ve traveled a lot for work this year, and as I’ve gone from the mountains of Peru to the rural regions of Haiti to the…

By Kaya Henderson

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Posted Nov. 13, 2018

I’m a Teacher and I Stopped Saying the Pledge of Allegiance a Long Time Ago

Good morning students. Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the…

By Shawnta S. Barnes

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Posted Nov. 13, 2018

Yes, We Need to Fund Our Schools, But Only If We Update This 100-Year-Old Education System

Here in New Mexico, we’re about to get more money for schools, but we don’t know yet how that will translate into better learning for…

By Seth Saavedra

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