John-David Bowman

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Teacher, Mesa Public Schools

Scottsdale, Arizona

John-David Bowman is the 2015 Arizona State Teacher of the Year and a member of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year. In addition to his role as a teacher in Mesa Public Schools, Bowman advocates for students and teachers of Arizona by giving speeches and writing.

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Posted Apr. 30, 2018

In Arizona, We Are Walking Out for Our Students

I love my profession. I love my colleagues. I love my students. But I have become so hurt by the…

By John-David Bowman

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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 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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