Tiphani Davis

tiphani

Guest Blogger

Teacher, South Middle School

Morgantown, West Virginia

Tiphani Davis teaches high school English and world history in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Previously, Tiphani has worked in Prince George County Schools as a Teaching Fellow with The New Teacher Project and is a StudentsFirst Teacher Academy Alumni.

Davis received her bachelor’s in philosophy from the University of Louisville and her master’s in writing from Chatham University.

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Posted Oct. 13, 2015
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The Coal Miners’ Kids Need Options, Too

Just south of Charleston, tucked in the valleys of Appalachia, rests Welch, West Virginia, a once prosperous and thriving coal…

By Tiphani Davis

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Posted Aug. 20, 2015
oldcomputer

West Virginia, We Have a Problem: Teaching 21st-Century Skills in a 20th-Century Classroom

As an educator, one of the worst feelings in the world is when you open your laptop only to find…

By Tiphani Davis

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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