Eric Hale

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Dallas, Texas

Eric Hale is a first and second grade teacher at David G. Burnet elementary school and Dallas ISD Elementary School Teacher of The Year for 2019-2020. Eric is also the 2019-2020 Queen Smith Award winner, an award given to the top urban school teacher in America.

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Posted Apr. 27, 2020

The Most Important Resource I Can Offer My Students Right Now Is Access to Me

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott shuttered schools for the rest of the academic year, the first person I thought of…

By Eric Hale

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Posted July 14, 2020

We Cannot Allow Reopening Schools to Be a Political Issue

After four years of being a largely forgotten policy area, PK-12 education suddenly became a national priority last week. Under ordinary circumstances, this should be…

By Patrick Kelly

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Posted July 13, 2020

White Progressives Have a Lot of Work to Do, and I’m Not Here to Help

When I ran for school board it was the former Minneapolis mayor who was the first elected official to endorse me. She asked me a…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted July 13, 2020

5 Ways School Leaders Can Respond to the Challenges Ahead and Open Stronger

There is no doubt educators are exhausted from a trial-by-fire school year. As a virulent pathogen spread, we were forced to abandon brick and mortar…

By Jen Murtha, Lynette Guastaferro

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