Kelsey Lucas

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Teacher

Providence, Rhode Island

Kelsey Lucas is in her fourth year of teaching and is currently a middle school math teacher and high school softball coach in Providence, Rhode Island.

She is a native of California and received her B.A. from Reed College and master’s from Brown University.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2015

Solving the Problem With Common Core

Here’s how it adds up in my seventh-grade classroom: Common Core is helping my students learn math in my classroom.…

By Kelsey Lucas

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Posted Feb. 23, 2021

Oakland’s School Board Cares More About Politics Than It Does About Kids and Families

Reyna Morales lives in Oakland, California, and is the parent of two students at a high-performing charter school located in an area with a dearth…

By Reyna Morales

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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Are Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to…

By Sana Shaikh

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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