Season 2, Episode 2: Homegrown Leaders
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR) in Nashville, TN to explore how the next generation of teachers may already be working within our schools.
Season 2, Episode 1: The Purest Form of Activism
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia about how to create safe spaces that value and invest in young Black leaders.
You Will Encounter the Model Minority Myth, but It Is Your Legacy to Resist It
The perpetuation of the model minority myth in education harms Asian Americans and hinders efforts to build coalitions with other marginalized people.
Lessons About Black August Also Teach Students to Push for Meaningful Change
The new school year is an ideal time to introduce students to lesser-known Black change-makers and historic pushes for social justice.
‘It Really Stings’: Students Fighting Book Bans Talk About the Harm They Cause
Students leading the charge against book bans say that these challenges are causing a strain on their mental health and learning environment.
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.
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.
Student Activists Preserve Dark Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration Site
A student club called the Amache Preservation Society is helping to curate and teach the dark history of Japanese “internment” in the U.S.