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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

The Presidential Election Ain’t the Only Thing We Have to Worry About, We Must #VoteLocal

Alright, Black people—let’s push past Ice Cube’s meeting with Trump and 50 Cent’s declaration supporting his reelection. Yes we love hot tea and messiness from…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Mar. 10, 2020

Tell Your State to Show School Funding Disparities

If you want to fight for fairness in your school district, you need to know how much money your district is spending in each school…

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Posted Feb. 27, 2020

Activism Is Hard. Tell an Activist Today That You Appreciate Their Commitment and Sacrifice.

Education activism is inspired work, but it is also draining and gut-wrenching. In Oakland or Chicago, Minneapolis or Connecticut, or even on a Freedom Ride, these…

By Education Post

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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

Tell Your Rep to Listen to Charter School Educators and Families

Charter schools are public schools open to all students and accountable to the same academic standards as other public schools. Yet families and educators in…

By Gordon Wright

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Posted Feb. 6, 2020

Shout Out Black Leaders Who Are Making History on Behalf of Children

Click on a tab below to start Tell Them on Twitter Create a tweet you can use to celebrate a local leader on Twitter. Tell…

By Education Post

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

PETITION: Tell the Democratic Candidates to Fix Their Education Plans

Not one Democratic presidential candidate has offered an education plan that disrupts the current education system and holds leaders accountable for providing better options for…

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

Support a School Through DonorsChoose

What does it look like to create a child-saving school support movement? Maybe it starts by simply finding a school to…

By Gordon Wright

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Posted Nov. 7, 2019

Tell Your School to Improve Reading Instruction

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Posted Oct. 23, 2019

Tell Someone to Run for School Board

Click on a tab below to start. Tag Someone on Facebook Step 1 First, just copy this text: Maybe you should run for school board!…

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

Tell Your State to Stand Strong on Teacher Quality

A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality reveals that many states are stepping back from important policies that make sure we have…

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

Without Data, We Can’t Fight for Our Students’ Futures

Sometimes, data can seem pesky. Just ask the folks who continue to suggest that coronavirus spikes are merely the result of increased testing. “You know…

By Garris Landon Stroud

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

One Memphis Mom (and Grandma) Has a Thanksgiving Message for Joe Biden

Sarah Carpenter, executive director of Memphis Lift, spent much of the 2020 primary season bringing her message—her plea—for liberation from failing schools to all who were…

By Erika Sanzi

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