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 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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