Archive for the ‘EdVoices’ Category

What Broadband Infrastructure’s Got to Do with Educational Equity

In conversations about opportunity gaps, I very rarely hear about one tool that has become increasingly critical to student success, […]

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Getting Ready for College? Here are a Few Things to Expect

From the beginning of orientation, I knew college was going to be very different from high school. Once classes started, […]

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Is School Integration About Helping Kids of Color Learn or Propping Up Whiteness?

Running in education and activist circles, I often hear white progressives say that integration is the key to closing the […]

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6 Tips to Help You Advocate for Your Child’s Education

As a parent, one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is how hard, and important, it is to advocate for […]

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True Life: Teacher Prep Didn’t Prepare Me to Teach

When I’m being honest with myself, I know I had no business in front of a classroom. I had no […]

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Bullying is Complex. How We Talk About it Needs to be, Too.

There’s been a lot of talk recently about bullying, which has me thinking about how we talk, and don’t talk, […]

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An Open Letter to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board

Dear members of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board: This morning, as I watched my two oldest kiddos jump […]

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But Can They Read? Why We Should Care About Student Test Scores

I care about my students’ test scores. That sentiment is a bit taboo nowadays, especially in “progressive” and “liberal” circles, […]

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Engaging Youth and Using Alternatives to End School Pushout

Having recently graduated from high school after attending various schools across Minnesota, and interning this summer with a juvenile defense […]

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Stop Lying! Telling the Truth About School Choice

It’s back to school. An exciting yet nerve-racking time, especially for families starting out at new schools. There are few […]

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Meet the First Class of EdVoices

When we founded EdAllies, we knew that a big part of our work would be fostering a new conversation about […]

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