Nina Leuzzi

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Pre-K Teacher, Bridge Boston Charter School

Boston, Massachusetts

Nina Leuzzi has been teaching for 10 years and is currently a pre-kindergarten teacher at Bridge Boston Charter School in Boston, Massachusetts. Last year, she authored a set of recommendations with fellow Educators for Excellence-Boston members on how schools in Massachusetts can create safe and welcoming learning environments, dedicated to serving students who have experienced trauma. Currently, she is teaching a course on Supporting Students with Trauma through Teach Plus and the Boston Educators Collaborative.

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Posted Apr. 20, 2018

Harsher School Discipline Isn’t the Answer to School Shootings

In the 19 years since the shooting at Columbine High School took the lives of 12 students and one teacher,…

By Nina Leuzzi

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

By Joan Hurley

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

If I were a magician for a day, I would strike my wand and eliminate the memory of the coronavirus as well as its impact.…

By Karen Balbuena

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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