CEO Dan Weisberg considers the gap between the number of teachers and students of color—and the role teacher education programs play in perpetuating it.
Let’s take a cue from “Black Panther” and ensure kids have role models who look like them, both onscreen and in the classroom.
Mass shootings in America are a public health epidemic that poses a particular threat to our children.
Many kids of color don't get a chance to see what a STEM career truly looks like. How do we change that?
DC Public Schools discusses how they built a great team of educators—and how they retain them.
How challenging classes, supportive teachers, and inspiring books are preparing 12-year-old Alana to become a civil rights lawyer.
As we close out our 20th year, we wanted to share a few reflections from some of the TNTP staff members who bring the passion, heart and smarts to our mission.
Each year brings a steady stream of new opportunities and challenges for educators, and 2017 was particularly difficult. In the midst of it all, there remains one clear source of hope: our students.
Fourth-grade student Lewis discusses his goal of becoming an engineer, and why he wants more group projects (but not more homework) from his teachers.
In Florida, Brevard County Schools Superintendent Dr. Desmond Blackburn discusses his five steps for effective community engagement, and why selfies and spreadsheets are at the heart of his community engagement strategy.
A kid discusses how great relationships with teachers of color prepared him to succeed in college—and inspired him to pursue a career in education.
We're celebrating the back-to-school season by launching a new collection of essays by the winners of the Fishman Prize, our annual award honoring exemplary teachers.