Danielle Sanders

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School Behavior Interventionist

New Orleans, Louisiana

Danielle Sanders is a school behavior interventionist in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is responsible for implementing restorative practices as a behavioral intervention to support scholars when demonstrating behaviors that are not in line with school culture.

Danielle blogs about education in Louisiana at Second Line Blog.

RECENT POSTS

Posted Jan. 11, 2017

Sometimes School Closures Really Are the Best Thing for Kids

As a parent, if you believed your child to be enrolled in a failing school, would you withdraw them? And…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Dec. 2, 2016

Black Teachers Are Tired of Feeling Tolerated. We Want to Feel Empowered, Supported and Celebrated.

Where are all the Black teachers? This is a question I’ve asked myself and others for the last few years…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Oct. 19, 2016

Our Black Boys Should Be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Orange Jumpsuits

As I pull up to the juvenile courthouse, my heart fills with anxiety. I’m crushed. How did he sleep last…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Aug. 30, 2016

How One Charter School Is Working on Strengthening Its Relationship Within the Community

At Sci Academy, located in New Orleans East at the former site of Marion Abramson High School, the Collegiate Academies…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted July 28, 2016

We Need to Talk About Race Before Our White Teachers Can Support Our Black Children

When it comes to New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina, it’s no secret there is a glaring difference in cultures between those…

By Danielle Sanders

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Posted Oct. 18, 2021

Times Are Tough. Asking Teachers to Get Tougher Isn’t the Answer.

Wednesday started out like any other; I left my house at 7:00 am to drive to my school campus, where I teach bilingual early childhood…

By Megan Hillegass

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of Teach Plus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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