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 June 20, 2017

Special Education Was Created to Push Students Forward But It’s Been Used to Hold Them Back

I was a special education teacher for six years in the resource and co-teaching setting. Though I could not be more proud to be an…

By Jemelleh Coes

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Posted June 14, 2017

I Always Hated Charter Schools. Until I Put My Kids on the Waitlist.

I have never been much of a proponent of charter schools. I am the proud product of traditional public education from kindergarten through 12th grade…

By Vivett Dukes

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Posted June 16, 2017

These Denver Principals Are Calling for an End to Suspensions of Young Students

In the world of education, few things are sadder or more ill-advised than suspending kids as young as 4 years old from school for behavioral…

By Sara Gips Goodall, Lindsey Lorehn, Jennifer Jackson, Jenni Reese, Alexa Mason, Alex Magaña

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