Sara Kaplan

Guest Blogger

Writer, Public Displays of Self-Love

Berkeley, Caifornia

Sara Kaplan is a proud mother of two transgender children. She lives in Berkeley, California. She has battled a lifetime of food addiction, obesity, shame and self loathing. By taking her journey public, through her blog publicdisplayofselflove.com, she released 97 pounds and gained self-worth.

Sara now coaches others and teaches classes to children and adults on the transformative potential of self-love and gratitude. Sara is a fierce and dedicated advocate helping families and schools love and accept their transgender children and students. Sara’s self-love journey has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, Woman’s World magazine, Lucia, Prevention, Better Homes and Garden, Yahoo and MSN. Sara’s had her own articles published on Elephant Journal and Kveller.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2018

How Schools Can Implement These Simple Steps to Protect Transgender Students

For most children, most of the time, their hours in school are the safest part of their day. But if…

By Sara Kaplan

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

By Gina Caneva

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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