It isn’t enough to get low-income and first-generation students into college and then pat ourselves on the back. They need adequate support and resources in order to reach their full potential.
We could go on at length about why we’re inspired by the winners of the 2016 Fishman Prize, but instead, we’ll leave that to the people who know them best: their school leaders, the parents in their classrooms, and the students they teach.
The federal government feeling compelled to weigh in on students’ gender identity rights speaks to a larger issue: the real and widespread discrimination faced by LGBTQ students and educators in schools.
School systems in Western Massachusetts take a fresh approach to solving teacher vacancies by joining forces to attract, select, develop, and keep great teachers.
It's time to consider how to better support all educators to address the unique and urgent needs of LGBTQ students in our schools.
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked our 10 Fishman Prize finalists to reflect on special teachers in their lives who pushed them to become game-changing educators.