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.
We can’t afford to ignore education’s entrenched sexism any longer—women’s capabilities are undervalued, and the highest-paid positions are disproportionally held by men.
This special ed mom sold her home, quit her job, and hired a lawyer—all to get her son the education he deserved. She believes no parent should have to go through what she did, and has advice for teachers who want to help.
A former military brat discusses how the Common Core could have prevented her from falling behind in school, and urges states to resist pressure to back off from the standards.
A media literacy teacher shares advice on how to stay informed in the era of “fake news," and argues that media literacy must be valued and taught right alongside the traditional reading, writing, and listening standards.
Years after leaving the classroom, an educator reflects on the crucial component his teaching lacked: He wasn’t spending enough energy getting to know who his students were.
Do you know a teacher who builds strong relationships with students and pushes them to reach their potential? Nominate them for the Fishman Prize today.
As states craft plans to implement ESSA, there is much to learn from the ways organizations like the National Council of La Raza engage families and communities on education.