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.
Juneteenth Through a Teacher’s Lens
A photo essay of Black Independence Day celebrations in two Dallas neighborhoods
Teaching Critically Conscious History is Not Un-American
Teaching honest history is a necessary step toward disrupting systems of oppression.
There’s Something Missing in Too Many IEP Meetings
A special education attorney shares how parents and educators can transform the IEP process.
The Inherently Political Problem of Policing Political Speech in the Classroom
Opinion: A "No politics in the classroom" policy is not just challenging to enforce, but it is also a disservice to students and teachers.
The Coming Child Care Crisis
The U.S. stands to lose 4.5 million child care slots, disproportionally impacting low-income families and children.
Elevating Voices From Our Diverse Communities
We are launching a new Opinion section to share a wide range of voices from our communities on the issues most important to our work and our students.
It's Past Time to Eliminate Racist Native Mascots
Native communities and allies have pushed to remove Native mascots from sports teams for decades. This work has never been more important for Teach For America and our students.
From Lacrosse to Tackling Food Insecurity in the Bronx
Teach For America alum Dan Leventhal talks about how he helps students in the United States poorest congressional district by starting Bronx Lacrosse and how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the community.