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 Feb. 23, 2021

Oakland’s School Board Cares More About Politics Than It Does About Kids and Families

Reyna Morales lives in Oakland, California, and is the parent of two students at a high-performing charter school located in an area with a dearth…

By Reyna Morales

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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Are Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to…

By Sana Shaikh

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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