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 Aug. 19, 2019

Here’s How Trump Is Making It Harder to Integrate Schools

This summer, integrated schools heated up as a campaign issue when Kamala Harris called out Joe Biden for his 1970s stance on mandated busing as…

By Miriam Rollin

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Posted Aug. 20, 2019

If We Care for Kids, We Can’t Shut Down Teachers Who Truly Want to Do Better by Them

This teacher said a thing and I thought all hell would break loose.  It happened last week when my 8 Black Hands crew recorded a…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Aug. 21, 2019

It’s OK, You Can Teach For America

In 2013, Sandra Korn, then a senior at Harvard and a contributor to the student newspaper The Crimson, wrote an article telling her peers “Don’t…

By Allie Donahue

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