Kailey Christian

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Teacher, Cane Ridge High School

Nashville, Tennessee

Kailey Christian graduated from the University of Alabama in 2012 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to join Teach For America. She is currently in her third year of teaching high school English language arts and English language learners at Cane Ridge High School.

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Posted May 7, 2015

This Is Why I Teach

When I first joined Teach For America, I thought I knew why I wanted to teach. Obviously, I wanted to…

By Kailey Christian

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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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