A poem performed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation ceremonies is attracting attention for the speaker's honest and powerful critiques of race and education.
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May 27, 2016
May 18, 2016
Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. wrote for the Washington Post that teachers of color are more prone to burnout because of the "invisible tax" imposed on them in schools.
May 10, 2016
A new paper published in Current Issues in Education surveyed white pre-service teachers to see how their color-blindness and racial identity changed after a semester of teaching in diverse classrooms.
May 06, 2016
A new report by the Department of Education sheds some light on the challenges of teacher recruitment and retention.
February 05, 2016
A couple of the more interesting Black History Month resources created this year aren't explicitly packaged for classroom use, but contain a lot of potential lesson ideas.
January 29, 2016
Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.
September 12, 2015
Kevin Jennings, a founder of GLSEN, discusses the progress made toward acceptance of LGBT teachers and students.
July 01, 2015
The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.
April 13, 2015
A New York Times analysis looks at the growing disparity between the racial make-up of public school students and that of the teaching profession.
March 25, 2015
What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?