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It’s always wise to look for new opportunities to engage students’ families and the community. It was eye-opening to be president of my children’s...
American Federation of Teachers
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“If I could go back and talk to 18-year-old Todd, I’d give him some pointers.” That’s how Todd Ratica puts it when he talks about his choice to take...
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Indigenous Peoples Day, alternative to Columbus Day celebrations, Berkeley, CA, October 2012. By Quinn Dombrowski, USA [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Zinn Education Project
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Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he...
Julia G. Thompson
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Your persona is the part of you that others see. As a classroom teacher, your front-of-the classroom persona—the way you present yourself to your...
Amber Chandler
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I’m ashamed to admit this, but for the last several years, I’ve only physically read a few books each year. Yep. I’m an English teacher admitting...
If you’re a parent who worries about your kids’ use of social media, you’re by no means alone. Social media’s omnipresence is a concern for many...
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By Randi Weingarten , American Federation of Teachers president, committed to improving schools, hospitals and public institutions for children,...
Kindred Spirits
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The Impact Teachers Can Make: From Academic Probation to Dean’s List By Allie Blythe Strickland Allie Blythe Strickland is a May 2018 graduate from...
American Federation of Teachers
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Micah was once told he had an IQ of 40, today he teaches college courses . “If you walk up to 10 people on the street and ask how to measure...

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By Jonathan Green­blatt, National Direc­tor of the Anti-Defamation League With the campaign season in full swing, the debate over gun control laws...