Writing Himself Into Existence: A Queer Iranian Immigrant Pens Stories About His Community
YA author Abdi Nazemian talks about the importance of young people being able to “see themselves” in literature.
Inequitable Tuition Places College Out of Reach for Some Dreamers
Undocumented students are priced out of college in Arizona and in other states where they are ineligible for in-state tuition.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.
If You Aren’t Black, What Are You?
What does it feel like to be Black and Latina in a classroom when intersectional identity often isn’t perceived?
Afro-Latinx Students Navigate Racism and Erasure in the Classroom
Schools need more resources and data to ensure Afro-Latinx students are being represented and understood.
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Day of the Dead Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
The Push to Expand Access to Teacher Certification for DACAmented Educators
Many states are struggling to recruit teachers—while also blocking DACA recipients from leading classrooms.
Home Is a Dream and a Cage—but It Doesn’t Have To Be
Immigrants who are DACA-protected or otherwise undocumented should get to choose what and where “home” is.
The Fight to Keep English Learners From Falling Through the Cracks
COVID-19 has taken an unprecedented toll on English learners. Families, educators, and school leaders are giving their all to keep English learners on track through this unpredictable and challenging school year.