Terry Jones

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Sanford, Florida

Terry Jones is TeachStrong Ambassador, a post-resident Colorado Educator Voice Fellow, a teacher of the year, and is currently working on his dissertation for his doctorate program. He is very proud of his military service with the 101’st division and he was recently invited to the White House to speak with educational policy representatives concerning ideas about improving education for underperforming students. He currently teaches at Seminole County Public Schools in Florida.

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Posted Dec. 19, 2016

How Did Conservative White Educators Become the Enemy of Education?

“White privilege,” “White supremacy,” “deplorable,” and “social justice, not White justice” are phrases that have reached a crescendo in current…

By Terry Jones

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that ain’t kinfolk foolery but … Yesterday my homie, Dr.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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