Sarah Zuckerman

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Sarah Zuckerman is a proud product of public education and public school teacher and is deeply devoted to elevating teacher voice. She is the founding executive director of Educators for Excellence’s Boston chapter, where she helps teachers drive conversations on policy.

Previously, she served as the national director of the America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals, building programs and partnerships to elevate the voices of great teachers and principals in policy conversations across 34 states.

Prior to this, Sarah was an art teacher for 10 years. While teaching, she became very interested in policy and advocacy, and served as a Teach Plus Fellow and a National America Achieves Fellow. Sarah received her M.Ed. at Harvard where she was an Urban Scholars Fellow, and she has received the Sontag Prize for Urban Education.

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Posted Feb. 2, 2017

Trump Is Wrong: Our Public Schools Are Not ‘Flush With Cash’

There were many parts of President Trump’s inaugural address that drew attention, but his description of the state of education…

By Sarah Zuckerman

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Posted Nov. 11, 2019

While We Get Lost in the Wrong Arguments, Too Many of Our Kids Aren’t Ready for the Future

As a Generation Xer, I was sold the dream in the 1990s that one day we would all telecommute to work, execute our daily duties…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Nov. 11, 2019

We Need a New Way of Talking About Students Who Face Barriers Erected by Adults and Sustained by Broken Systems

I bring John, David, Ana and Sally into every training, strategy session and decision-making room I occupy.  Well, actually I bring their stories, to remind…

By Cami Anderson

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Posted Nov. 5, 2019

It’s Time for Chicago and Its Teachers Union to Collaborate and Win for Kids

After 11 days on the picket line, Chicago public school teachers are back at work and there’s plenty of chest-beating and navel-gazing underway.  Speculation is…

By Peter Cunningham

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