Laurie Calvert

Guest Blogger

National Board Certified Teacher

Washington, D.C.

Laurie Calvert is a National Board Certified Teacher who taught for 14 years in Asheville, North Carolina. She was a Teaching Ambassador Fellow at the U.S. Department of Education and the Department’s first teacher liaison. Recently, Calvert served as director of communications and marketing for the National Network of State Teachers of the Year.

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Posted Aug. 24, 2017

I Was a Racist Teacher and I Didn’t Even Know It

I was a racist teacher and I didn’t recognize it. At the time that I taught, I would have argued…

By Laurie Calvert

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Posted Oct. 15, 2018

I’m an Immigrant and a Student and My Voice Matters

When I was about 7 years old, I immigrated to the United States from Mexico. It was 2008 and I arrived in New York City…

By Jorge Morales

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Posted Oct. 8, 2018

Episode 18: ‘Hard Words’ (feat. Emily Hanford)

In this episode, we discuss the science-backed methodology for teaching kids how to read and why schools are not using it. Our guest, Emily Hanford…

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Posted Oct. 10, 2018

How This Organization Is Developing Communities With Education at Its Core

A great school is vital to every community, but it’s only one part. A new organization, Maslow Development Inc., knows this and they’re working to…

By Derwin Sisnett, Nora Jendoubi, Tanesha Peeples

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