It’s time for a better conversation. One about creating and supporting more great public schools and skilled, inspiring teachers. Let’s make the American Dream possible for every kid in every community, regardless of income or skin color.
It’s Damn Near Impossible to Be a Teacher-Leader and Still Teach
A few weeks ago, I was out of the classroom. When I came back, the substitute teacher’s notes were not good. “I wish I could… More
Black Girls Need More Than Michelle Obama
There’s danger in the singular Michelle Obama Black girl role-model narrative. There has been a beautiful picture circulating of a young African-American girl looking up… More
School Districts Just Like Mine Are Balancing Budgets on the Backs of Kids
At 10:00 a.m. last Wednesday, students and educators across the country—including those at the school in which I teach—walked out of their buildings and observed… More