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October 04, 2016

The Importance of Culture

It'd be foolish to not educate high schoolers on things relevant to who they are, or the history and culture of the place they live

September 29, 2016

'Nothing to Be Ashamed Of': My Students on Ethnic Studies

Learning about other cultures gives students the capability to be more empathetic and understanding to the diverse world they inhabit.

September 21, 2016

This Is Real: Building Empathy in Times of Trauma

I wonder if my students truly understand the emotional and traumatic impact these events can have on a community

September 02, 2016

Roots: Why We Must Support Non-English Speakers

Students and families for whom English is their second or third language do not process their day to day world, or learning, in the language or through the cultural lens that most public schools have deemed appropriate. Yet, we still push ahead with a mostly sink-or-swim take on ELL education.

August 26, 2016

What Does It Mean to Be 'Safe'?: Kinship in Schools

The value of creating "safe" spaces is to combat a society that has attempted to strip kinship away from us by telling us the things that connected us culturally were never worthwhile to begin it.

August 11, 2016

The Creation of a 'Movement for Black Lives' Education Platform Is Essential

I believe that the creation of the platform is an essential, progressive step towards revolutionizing education.

July 22, 2016

Conversation Can Be Radical: Make Space for Discussions About Race

To bring "equality" and "justice" to a system usually means having to disrupt that system to begin with.

July 13, 2016

No, Pokémon Go Isn't the Death of Society: Why Joy is Essential

If you weren't already committed to tackling the world's injustices before Pokémon Go came out, it probably wasn't the game's popularity that was stopping you.

June 16, 2016

PODER: Reimagining the Privilege Line Exercise

They felt a sense of solidarity, alliance, support, were reminded of their power, and their acts of resistance.

June 10, 2016

See the Forest: Good Reads to See the Big Picture

What stories, topics, and discussions should we be having to enter our years to come with minds focused on serving students and communities better?

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The opinions expressed in The Intersection: Culture and Race in Schools are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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