Mentorship Helps Educators Find Their Path and Purpose
Educator mentorship can provide career development opportunities as well as emotional benefits like friendship and connection for teachers and school leaders.
Affordable Housing Can Make Teaching a More Sustainable Career
Organizations that provide affordable housing options to educators in cities like Newark and Baltimore are helping to improve teacher retention.
To Promote Student Achievement, a NYC School Will Pay Teachers $140K
With a mission to ensure teacher quality, a New York City public charter school is going to pay teachers more than double the national average salary.
Season 2, Episode 4: Healed Teachers Heal Students
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with Dr. Wenimo Okoya, Founder of Healing Schools Project. The non-profit works to prevent burnout by addressing toxic work cultures that steer BIPOC teachers out of the classroom. Healing Schools Project believes that when interventions are built around those furthest away from systemic privilege, all benefit.
Meet the Alumni Leading Education in Their States
Meet the five Teach For America alumni currently serving as the foremost education leaders in their state.
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.
Searching For A Third Way to Measure Success
Parents, principals, and (ex) district leaders are calling out to evolve how we measure student and school progress beyond math and reading scores.
Leading a Movement to Shut Down Youth Prisons in New Jersey
Critics say New Jersey’s youth prisons are wildly expensive and a relic of the past.