Daniella Martinez

Guest Blogger

Student

San Jose, California

Daniella Martinez is a senior at Alpha: Cindy Avitia High School in San Jose, California. The first in her family to go to college, Daniella will attend Cal Poly Pomona next year, majoring in liberal studies within the College of Education. Daniella grew up in San Jose with five older brothers, a younger sister, and her two parents who are active in the fight for educational equity.

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Posted June 14, 2019

To Struggling Readers, High School Graduate and Aspiring Literacy Teacher Daniella Martinez Says, ‘Sí Se Puede!’

Every time I talk with my mom about what I want to be when I grow up, she cries. Not…

By Daniella Martinez

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Posted July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

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Posted July 20, 2021

This Is Our Window of Opportunity to Create a Diverse Teacher Workforce

Racial segregation remains a major issue for American students more than 65 years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of…

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Posted July 21, 2021

Counterstorytelling Is at the Heart of Anti-Racist Teaching

Counterstorytellling is so much more than just a tenant of critical race theory. It is at the heart of what we do as antiracist teachers.…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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