Sarah Zuckerman

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Sarah Zuckerman is a proud product of public education and public school teacher and is deeply devoted to elevating teacher voice. She is the founding executive director of Educators for Excellence’s Boston chapter, where she helps teachers drive conversations on policy.

Previously, she served as the national director of the America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals, building programs and partnerships to elevate the voices of great teachers and principals in policy conversations across 34 states.

Prior to this, Sarah was an art teacher for 10 years. While teaching, she became very interested in policy and advocacy, and served as a Teach Plus Fellow and a National America Achieves Fellow. Sarah received her M.Ed. at Harvard where she was an Urban Scholars Fellow, and she has received the Sontag Prize for Urban Education.

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Posted Feb. 2, 2017

Trump Is Wrong: Our Public Schools Are Not ‘Flush With Cash’

There were many parts of President Trump’s inaugural address that drew attention, but his description of the state of education…

By Sarah Zuckerman

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Posted May 11, 2017

It’s Not Just About What Happens in School, After School Matters, Too

President Trump’s “skinny budget” for the coming fiscal year is chock full of proposed cutbacks to longstanding federal programs. But one of his most surprising…

By Jodi Grant

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Posted May 10, 2017

Why Poor College Kids Like Us Need to Start Asking for the Help We Need

Growing up, my parents embedded the ideology that I should be happy and grateful for what I have. My mother would say, “Aunque seamos pobres,…

By Guillermo Camarillo

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Posted May 15, 2017

Every Teacher Tried to Get Him on Track But Only This Student Knew Exactly What He Needed

During the first seven months of this school year, I struggled to find a way to motivate a ninth-grade student whom I’ll call Ameer. Ameer…

By Christopher Mah

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