Meghann Estrada

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Teacher

Boston, Massachusetts

Meghann Estrada teaches eighth grade English language arts at Boston Prep Charter Public School, a comprehensive middle and high school with a mission to prepare all students to succeed in four-year colleges and to embody lifelong ethical growth. Before joining Boston Prep, Meghann served as a City Year corps member in two Chicago public high schools, held a variety of positions in the non-profit sector, taught English with the Peace Corps in Tanzania and subsequently returned to the United States to teach in Boston charter public schools.

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any…

By Meghann Estrada

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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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