The Covington Catholic High School students should reflect on what they did, but who were the adults there who failed them?
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January 28, 2019
January 22, 2019
Seemingly little actions add up to the daily sparks that can begin igniting our students to take action and make change.
January 11, 2019
The intersectionality of students can eventually become a force for change for the individuals and the collective, once it is recognized and once actions to counterbalance injustice are created.
December 30, 2018
Will we duck away from the changes coming, or move forward, powered by those changes, toward something greater than ourselves?
December 03, 2018
Many outside PD opportunities still separate the "haves" from the "have-nots" and uphold systemic oppression.
November 16, 2018
If we want to work towards true inclusivity, we must show that perpetuating oppressive beliefs, intentional or not, has a consequence on something or someone other than those oppressed.
October 05, 2018
This ability to all see each other, to all stand together as partners, is what makes a school. After all, what is a school but the people who work and learn there?
September 26, 2018
So, how do we manage? What do we do when consistently engaging in the difficult discussion about rape culture is hard on our hearts, but helpful for our students?
September 10, 2018
Serena Williams's reaction and its consequences is an unfortunate reflection of our school systems. Real life is hard. It's maddening. It's even harder and maddening when you're a young person of color growing up in a system built to watch you fail.
August 24, 2018
I don't think it gets "easier," but as I gain more skills and grow more with my students, I think the capacity for joy grows exponentially the longer I am around my kids.