Sydney Morris

Guest Blogger

Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Educators 4 Excellence

New York City, New York

Sydney Morris is co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Educators for Excellence. Previously, Sydney taught second and third grade at P.S. 86 with Teach For America in the Bronx, New York. She has a master’s in teaching from Pace University and co-founded E4E with colleague, Evan Stone.

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Posted May 8, 2019

We Can Do Better Than Just Thanking Teachers With Free Coffee and Donuts

One Teacher Appreciation Week years ago, we each remember being thrilled to find letters from our principal in our school…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted Feb. 3, 2017

These Teachers Are Not Here for Betsy DeVos But If Confirmed, They Want Her to Listen

Educators for Excellence does not endorse or oppose candidates for elected or appointed office, but we do amplify the positions…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted Jan. 12, 2016

Friedrichs v. CTA: E4E Members’ Perspectives

Oral testimony began this week in Friedrichs v. CTA. The question at the core of this case is whether or…

By Evan Stone, Sydney Morris

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 7% of…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Mar. 3, 2021

Biden Is Right, We Need Kids to Go Back to School But Not Like Before

On March 13, 2020, when Governor Newsom shut down schools in California including in LAUSD where my son is now a senior, I held my…

By Anya Grottel-Brown

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days of the pandemic, for example, or during major weather…

By Danielle Durbin

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