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By Annette Licitra Providence Teachers Union Helping Students Stay Warm This fall has been unnerving for students, their families and school staff in...
Pursuing Equity in Education Equity is a hot topic in education right now. Everyone gets really worked up when it comes to this idea. Emotions run...
By Christina Bartolomeo Winter Holiday Lesson Plans and Resources Celebrating Diversity and Community This year, we especially need the light and...
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Introducing AFT's Project-Based Learning Kits During an unprecedented time in the history of schooling, nearly 55 million of the country’s 57 million...
By Virginia Myers Identifying with a Dream When Luz Maciel de Villarroel was 12 years old, she moved to the United States from Guadalajara, Jalisco,...
recruiting teachers of color
The Importance of Recruiting Teachers of Color Black, Indigenous, students of color make up more than 50 percent of the K-12 student population, yet...
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Some call it chaos; we call it Tuesday. This is the new normal. The school year began as we expected—bumpy roads, few signposts, rows of desks not...
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Anti-Racist Action for White Educators: Building A Better Future I am a white mother and educator. For decades in school I have taught “Letter from a...
Taking Students on a Journey With Nature Lab Most American children spend the majority of their lives indoors, many of them glued to their screens...
Strengthening Public Education with More Teachers of Color It’s not a secret: The teacher workforce does not reflect the demographics of our student...