How challenging classes, supportive teachers, and inspiring books are preparing 12-year-old Alana to become a civil rights lawyer.
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.
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.
How a class project inspired a kid to become the next Albert Einstein.
A 10th grader discusses her dreams and aspirations—and how teachers can help her achieve them.
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.
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.
Meet students from five classrooms who show what’s possible when kids get the challenging schoolwork they deserve.
Here's a sneak peek at TNTP's upcoming multimedia feature, Room to Run, which will take you inside five classrooms where students have access to challenging, inspiring schoolwork.
When working to improve classrooms and schools, it's easy to forget how much we can learn from kids themselves. We asked a fourth-grader about his school experience, and what he would do to make it better.
We talk a lot about what great teaching looks like, but often leave students out of the conversation. Recently, a small group of students at Lennard High School set out change that. Armed with four video cameras, they asked their peers about the kind of teachers they want and deserve.