DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
This English Teacher Believes in Care First, Content Second
YES Prep Northline Secondary teacher Dylan Lewis strives to make his Houston classroom a safe space for students.
Hawai‘i Students Fought for Free Menstrual Products in Schools and Won
Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill into law requiring public schools to provide free period products. Meet the educator and students who made that happen.
Children Will Ask Questions About Race. How Will Teachers Answer Them?
A Columbia, Missouri kindergarten teacher who nurtures inquiry and teaches children about equality says new laws won’t prevent students from asking questions and standing up for what’s right.
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.
I Won’t Deny My Students Books
As book bans sweep across the country, a Georgia public school librarian discusses why she will not take books off the shelves.
What’s It Like to Be a Middle School AAPI Activist?
Mina Fedor, a middle school student and activist, founded AAPI Youth Rising to amplify the voices of AAPI youth and fight anti-Asian racism and xenophobia.
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.