Bringing Diversity and Student Stories to Bookshelves
Jennifer De Leon (Bay Area ’02) says not every reader will get the references in her novel featuring a Latinx heroine—and that's fine by her. She's decentering whiteness and decolonizing shelves.
Wellness Tips for a Strong Start to an Unprecedented School Year
Teachers offer advice on wellness—for themselves and their students—as we head back to the classroom (virtual or otherwise) this year.
How Did School Lunch Become a Staple for American Kids?
It started with some concerned women and a one-penny meal in Philadelphia.
Truth Hurts, and Helps a Veteran School Leader
Real talk about trying, and not always succeeding, as a school and systems turnaround leader.
Here’s How One Teacher is Keeping Other Teachers from Quitting
This award-winning teacher is determined to keep great talent in New England. He came up with an approach that could work anywhere.
What do Teach For America alumni boards do? Here are insights from alumni who serve on leadership councils and on regional boards of The Collective and Prism in Alabama, Massachusetts, Washington and Kansas City.
A Micro Look into the Macro World of Economics
It’s about more than just numbers. From criminal justice reform and insurance markets, to city government—these alums are putting to use their backgrounds in economics.
Parents Navigating School Systems Have a New Work Perk
A handful of companies are starting to provide a novel benefit: a coach to help parents navigate school and higher ed systems
Homeless and in College: How Luz Villar Did It
A remarkable woman who grew up in foster care shares her story.