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TNTP Re-imagine Teaching

Supporting Students and Teachers to Address Hate

When the president is unwilling, teachers step up to help young people understand the whole truth about our history and the promise of our country.

Dan Weisberg

Why It Matters to Have Teachers That Look Like Me

A Mexican American high schooler discusses having only white female teachers for the first ten years of school—and how seeing males of color lead the classroom inspired his goal to one day lead a classroom of his own.

Jose Romero

Greatest Hits of the TNTP Blog

To introduce you to our new blog design, we’ve highlighted nine of our most popular pieces. Let us know—what are you most interested in reading?

Editorial Staff

When Teachers Choose to Teach, Kids Win

Kids win when teachers love where they work, but this fall in New York City, schools with open teaching positions could be forced to hire teachers they didn’t choose.

Dan Weisberg

Can Rural Kids Live the American Dream, Too?

Our Executive Vice President discusses how her rural upbringing taught her the importance of schools as community hubs, and the many ways in which that influences her rural work at TNTP.

Tequilla Banks

Hither and Yon: The Value of Rural Place

The founder of Rural Schools Collaborative discusses why he believes public schools might be the best bets we have for strengthening rural America.

Ryan Fowler

A New Recipe for School Design

How one Bridge Fellow is using his Harvard doctorate and experience with Oakland youth to design a school meant to disrupt the school to prison pipeline.

Dr. César A. Cruz

A Formerly Incarcerated Teen Gives Advice to His Younger Self

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.

Marvin Pierre

Is Teaching Undervalued Because It’s “Women’s Work”?

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.

Amanda Kocon

An Open Letter to Betsy DeVos

During the confirmation hearings, time after time, when senators pushed DeVos to explain how she might approach a specific issue, she deflected—we’d still like answers to these questions.

Dan Weisberg

A Haven for Kids in the Child Welfare System

The founder of the country’s first school for kids in the child welfare system discusses how she balances social-emotional learning with rigorous academics.

Jim Larson

Four Qualities of Great Teachers

For the past five years, we’ve celebrated amazing teachers through the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. Today, we’re thrilled to announce the sixth class of Fishman Prize winners.

Richard Green

Introducing Amazing: Meet the 2017 Fishman Prize Finalists

We're proud to announce the 2017 Fishman Prize finalists! Help us celebrate these outstanding teachers.

Tiffany Cardona

Helping Teachers Become Leaders

Teachers have lots of great ideas about how to improve their schools—but they’re rarely given a chance to try them. Denver Public Schools is trying to change that.

Erin Mack Trapanese

On the Road to Better Teacher Training

An external research organization took a close look at our Teaching Fellows programs and assessed our Fellows’ effectiveness against other new teachers from different kinds of training programs. This week, they released their final report on that study.

Erin Grogan

I Choose to Teach

2013 Fishman Prize winner Jennifer Corroy considers how the language we use to describe teaching affects students’ perceptions of the profession, and encourages fellow teachers to refine their words and share their voices. 

Jennifer Corroy Porras

Why I Don’t Believe in “Saving” Schools

For one former principal, community engagement is not just about sending teachers out into the community; it’s also important to bring the community into the school.

Nikki Grier

Theresa’s Story

Theresa at two and a half was diagnosed on the autism spectrum. She was nonverbal. Now at six and a half, you can hold a regular conversation with her, and the school district considers her on par with her peers.

Editorial Staff

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