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There is something about finding your voice as an educator and using it to advocate for student-centered policies that brings a sense of satisfaction and motivation to advocate even more. All stakeholders’ voices should be heard and encouraged when creating policy and making decisions for...

Earlier this week, PDK International released results from their 51st annual poll of public attitudes towards education. The report “Frustration in the Schools: Teachers Speak out on pay, funding and feeling undervalued” revealed that for the 18th year in a row, the public feels a...

As an educator, I so often hear my students lament, “That’s not fair!” As we become adults, the concept of fairness becomes much more nuanced, and we often view situations from an equity perspective instead of fairness. This is generally the case in education, where...

In 2018, The Fordham Institute published a report, Reading and Writing Instruction in America’s Schools, that used online survey data from language arts teachers throughout the US to gain insights into the implementation of college and career-ready language arts standards. Of the four key findings...

We all know that change can be scary. Choosing to teach science this coming school year, a content area I haven’t taught in many years, is downright terrifying! Science is not new content to me – I’ve taught it for 14 of the past 20...