Terry Jones

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Sanford, Florida

Terry Jones is TeachStrong Ambassador, a post-resident Colorado Educator Voice Fellow, a teacher of the year, and is currently working on his dissertation for his doctorate program. He is very proud of his military service with the 101’st division and he was recently invited to the White House to speak with educational policy representatives concerning ideas about improving education for underperforming students. He currently teaches at Seminole County Public Schools in Florida.

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Posted Dec. 19, 2016

How Did Conservative White Educators Become the Enemy of Education?

“White privilege,” “White supremacy,” “deplorable,” and “social justice, not White justice” are phrases that have reached a crescendo in current…

By Terry Jones

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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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