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What makes achieving equity in education difficult? Perhaps our own subtle biases and perceptions still pose challenges when considering how to allocate funds, secure fair and effective assessments, promote great teaching practices, and interact with students. I reflected on these biases when I looked across the classroom at the...

When I was studying to become a teacher, which feels like many moons ago, I completed observation hours at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. I remember thinking that I was glad I wasn’t going to be an elementary school teacher because teaching foundational literacy skills seemed so...

It was on my holiday wish list that the Arizona governor and legislature would take steps toward equitable funding this year so that our students could get what they require to be successful regardless of their unique needs. Teachers like me know that different populations of students have different...

“How did class go?” asks my principal as we cross paths on our way back to our offices. Before she can finish her question, the tears come. I want to tell her how overwhelmed I am this semester. Instead, I just look at her, wipe away the...