Kailey Christian

Guest Blogger

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 Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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