New Narratives Are Necessary for True Diversity in Children’s Books
The number of books featuring Black characters is increasing, but they need to tell stories that aren’t overshadowed by race, racism, and struggle.
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.
Students Work to Help Their Communities—and Their Own Mental Health
Civic engagement can help students perform better at school and improve their own wellbeing.
Making Space for Youth Activism
Schools can be safe environments for students to explore ways to improve the world and the communities they live in.
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.
Our Kids Deserve the Honest Truth About U.S. History
On Juneteenth and throughout the year, it’s essential to teach about race and American history authentically and without restrictions.
When Teachers Struggled to Address Racism, These Students Showed Them How
Students at a Chicago school hold a teach-in for faculty on being antiracist, sparking change at the school and leading to the birth of a new nonprofit dedicated to centering student voices.
A Multigenerational Effort to Eliminate a Racist Mascot
How one school district decided it was time for change and navigated choosing a new mascot.
Condemning Anti-Asian Violence Requires More Than Words
During this spike in anti-AAPI violence, it is not enough for aspiring allies to say “we see you” and “we hear you” anymore. These words must be accompanied by real solidarity and accountability.