Sandy Abraham

Guest Blogger

Associate Director of Human Capital Performance and Pathways, Breakthrough Schools

Cleveland, Ohio

Sandy Abraham is a former teacher who now leads the retention and development efforts for teachers and leaders at Breakthrough Schools in Cleveland, Ohio. Before joining Breakthrough, she worked for Teach For America leading the development of high school science teachers, grappling with new ways to teach science and challenge teachers.

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Posted Feb. 10, 2015

3 Reasons I’ve Become a Believer in Charter Schools

Charter or traditional? Everyone in the education field will eventually be faced with this question, whether they are considering a…

By Sandy Abraham

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Posted Jan. 7, 2015

Praise Is Not Necessarily Respect, Teachers Deserve More

Sandy Abraham is a former teacher who now leads the retention and development efforts for teachers and leaders at Breakthrough…

By Sandy Abraham

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Posted Dec. 12, 2018

I’m a Teacher Not a Boxer, and I’m Tired of Being Beat Up by My Students

I had a job interview recently. Even though I am pretty well known for my work with older students I was interviewing for a K-2…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Dec. 12, 2018

America Has Always Used Schools as a Weapon Against Native Americans

When Michelle Obama and her husband visited students of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota in the summer of 2014, she met students…

By Katrina Boone

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Posted Dec. 10, 2018

I Thought Watching Another Teacher Get Right What I Got Wrong Would Hurt. Instead, It Inspired.

A couple weeks ago, I had one of those days. After writing a whole post about how nice my room is, a post that included…

By Tom Rademacher

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