Mayade Ersoff

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Civics Teacher, Pinecrest, Florida

Miami, Florida

Mayade Ersoff has taught in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system in Florida for over 20 years. She is active in local and national efforts to promote school safety. She is also involved with efforts to promote voter registration through GoVote Miami and 16+ Vote. Mayade is currently teaching seventh grade civics in Pinecrest, Florida.

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Posted Aug. 2, 2018

I’m a Teacher in Florida and I’m Afraid of Going Back to School This Fall

I am a seventh-grade civics teacher at a public school in Dade County, Florida, and I am afraid to go…

By Mayade Ersoff

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Posted Oct. 7, 2019

Here’s How You Can Talk About Christopher Columbus in Your Classroom

When I invite teachers to rethink how they teach Columbus at our semiannual UnColumbus Day Symposium in Philadelphia, many teachers think it’s not for them.…

By Ali Michael, Ph.D.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

Fellow Black Parents, It’s Time to Break the Silence About Our Kids With Disabilities

My mom and society have taught me that it is rude to offer advice when no one asks for it. But Black folks aren’t talking about…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Oct. 11, 2019

Time for Democrats to Recognize the Progressive Roots of Charter Schools

Listening to the rhetoric of Democratic presidential candidates, one would think charter schools were a Republican initiative opposed by all progressives. Bernie Sanders calls for a…

By Emily Langhorne, David Osborne

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