Myles McMurchy

Guest Blogger

Student, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Myles McMurchy joined the Alliance for Excellent Education in June 2015 as a policy and advocacy intern. Prior to joining the Alliance, he taught eighth-grade writing at Breakthrough Collaborative in San Francisco. A Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar, Myles was invited in July 2015 to speak at the White House to high school students about higher education as part of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative.

He is a senior at Dartmouth College studying history and public policy with a concentration in education policy.

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Posted Aug. 7, 2020

James Baldwin’s ‘Talk to Teachers’ Is Just as Relevant Today

As I sit here, processing my thoughts on the severity of events that are currently grappling our nation, I reflect on the historical circumstances that…

By Jorge Santos

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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If You Want Justice, Teach Kids How to Read

In 1990, I was a brand-new teacher in an unusual environment: a Chicago alternative high school where teens and young adults could earn their diplomas…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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America, I Know You’re Tired: A Letter From a Virtual Teacher

Dear America, Let me get this out of the way first thing: I am a public school teacher, and I wish I were in the…

By Jay Wamsted

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