Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Greeley, Colorado

Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber has been a high school science educator for 13 years. Currently she teaches AP environmental science, environmental science, and anatomy and physiology at Northridge High School in Colorado.

Yajaira is the AP instructional lead and has served as the National Honor Society adviser and as a part of multiple school committees over the years. She earned a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from California Coast University, a master’s in science education from Oregon State University and a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Texas in Brownsville.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

If You Are Latina and They Say You Can’t Achieve, I’m Here to Say Si Se Puede!

As a sixth-grader, I stood near my new school’s entrance, trying to find solace in a corner. It was my…

By Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

Dr. King Would Have Shined a Light on the Shame of ‘Progressive’ Cities. So Should We.

On the day that the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was taken in 1968, he had become increasingly focused on the least of…

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

I’ll Believe Chicago Is Progressive When We Close the Gaps for Black and Brown Kids

Shame on it all! In a new report, “The Secret Shame: How America’s Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunities for All,” brightbeam…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

Progressives, If We Really Care About Education, Then Let’s Act Like It

In the hallway of my apartment growing up in Brooklyn, there was a poster of a cover from the New Yorker Magazine entitled “View of…

By Zachary Wright 

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