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 Dec. 4, 2017

I’ve Been Teaching for 12 Years and I Love My Job But We’ve Got to Change Some Things

This week, I had a conversation with a colleague about a common topic for teachers at this point in the school year—exhaustion. This is my…

By Patrick Kelly

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Posted Dec. 4, 2017

It’s Non-Negotiable. We Have to Teach Social Justice in Our Schools.

In a recent article, J. Martin Rochester, a professor of political science at the University of St. Louis-Missouri, raised concerns about teaching social justice in…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 5, 2017

Is Integration Your Silver Bullet? Time to Get Real.

Hey, guess what? That whole school reform thing? They’ve figured it out. That’s right, it turns out all students can achieve, excel academically and grow…

By Tanesha Peeples

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