This blog shares ideas, research and opinion about how to support great teaching and create vibrant classrooms.
In The Opportunity Myth, TNTP partnered with five anonymous school systems across the country to understand how students were experiencing the school day. In a candid interview, Buffalo Public Schools publicly names that they are one of those school systems.
A high school junior talks with his mother about what schools can do better to prepare kids for college. “Families shouldn’t have to wait until senior year to be faced with the reality that their kids aren't ready for college.”
Schools and Classrooms
"I feel like the school is taking advantage of me by making me believe my kids are learning, but the state evaluations show otherwise.”
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Charles Savage and Marvin Pierre discuss disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline in Harris County—the county with the highest number of incarcerated children in Texas.
Andre was 14 years old when he first entered the juvenile justice system. Now, at 18 he’s working on earning his GED and is interested in pursuing a career as a psychotherapist. Hear him tell his story.
Systems and Policy
The Trump Administration's latest proposal to erase transgender students is nothing short of bigotry.
Real student voice occurs when students are present, active, and an equal part of the decision-making processes.
We spoke with the head of the National Indian Education Association to discuss how schools can be better supported to engage productively with Native communities.