Sandy Abraham

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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 Oct. 7, 2019

Here’s How You Can Talk About Christopher Columbus in Your Classroom

When I invite teachers to rethink how they teach Columbus at our semiannual UnColumbus Day Symposium in Philadelphia, many teachers think it’s not for them.…

By Ali Michael, Ph.D.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

Fellow Black Parents, It’s Time to Break the Silence About Our Kids With Disabilities

My mom and society have taught me that it is rude to offer advice when no one asks for it. But Black folks aren’t talking about…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Oct. 11, 2019

Time for Democrats to Recognize the Progressive Roots of Charter Schools

Listening to the rhetoric of Democratic presidential candidates, one would think charter schools were a Republican initiative opposed by all progressives. Bernie Sanders calls for a…

By Emily Langhorne, David Osborne

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