Francis Connolly

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Future Leaders Fellow, American Federation for Children

New York City, New York

Francis Connolly is a Future Leaders Fellow at the American Federation for Children and the Vice Chairman of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Alumni Board. He recently earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at SUNY Old Westbury in New York.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2020

As Usual, Education Is Not a Priority for Our Presidential Candidates

With less than four weeks until election day, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden finished their first presidential…

By Francis Connolly

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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…

By Maureen Kelleher

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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…

By Thomas Gold

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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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