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 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 Sep. 21, 2020

Advocating for My Students Requires Being Political on My Own Time

With election season upon us, like clockwork, the collective efforts to stifle the political opinions of educators has begun. Navigating this climate requires a nuanced…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted Sep. 17, 2020

Yes, White Teachers Still Need to Be Ready to Talk to Students About Race

“What’s the difference between a killing and a lynching?” The question popped up on my phone through the Google Hangouts app I installed in March.…

By Desiree Mitchel

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Posted Sep. 22, 2020

I Hope I Never Lose Another Student to Suicide

“I’m going to end it!” Unsure of what I heard, I questioned back, “End what?”  Her response was, “My life!” This brief encounter led to…

By Jill Miesner

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