Evan Stone

Guest Blogger

Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Educators 4 Excellence

New York City, New York

Evan Stone is co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Educators for Excellence. Previously, Evan taught sixth grade in the Bronx, New York, while earning his master’s degree in teaching from Pace University. While teaching, Evan helped co-found E4E with colleague, Sydney Morris.

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Posted June 16, 2021

Teachers Are the Best Experts on How to Spend the American Rescue Plan Money

The American Rescue Plan is sending an additional $128 billion in federal dollars to elementary and secondary schools to help…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The…

By Evan Stone

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Posted May 8, 2019

We Can Do Better Than Just Thanking Teachers With Free Coffee and Donuts

One Teacher Appreciation Week years ago, we each remember being thrilled to find letters from our principal in our school…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S.…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Feb. 3, 2017

These Teachers Are Not Here for Betsy DeVos But If Confirmed, They Want Her to Listen

Educators for Excellence does not endorse or oppose candidates for elected or appointed office, but we do amplify the positions…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted Jan. 12, 2016

Friedrichs v. CTA: E4E Members’ Perspectives

Oral testimony began this week in Friedrichs v. CTA. The question at the core of this case is whether or…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted May 5, 2015

Teacher Appreciation: When One Week Isn’t Enough

This post was written jointly by Evan Stone and Sydney Morris, the founders of Educators 4 Excellence. An earlier version…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Nov. 18, 2021

If You’ve Been Silent About Child Justice, We Need You Now More Than Ever

We have a problem. The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a storm of challenges in policy and practice for public education; it also…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Nov. 22, 2021

Current Events Put Racism on Display, No Matter How Hard Some Try to Hide It

In the words of Mugatu, I feel like I’m taking crazy pills. Defense lawyers in the trial seeking justice for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 23, 2021

Not Every Kid Looks Forward to Holiday Breaks

As a kid, I didn’t look forward to the holidays as much as my classmates did because it meant more time in a home that…

By Kelly D. Holstine

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