Changing Course: Seated At The Table
In this special bonus episode, host Jonathan Santos Silva gathers students and educators from season one of Changing Course for a live roundtable discussion about the power of student-staff partnerships, the impact of diversity and authentic cultural representation, and the importance of failure.
Building Schools Where Students Are Free to Be Their Authentic Selves
School is not always a safe place for students who are LGBTQ+. But efforts are underway to change that despite virulent backlash.
In This Vision of Education, Students Are Empowered to Love Learning and Themselves
Ebony Payne Brown is working to open a charter school in Atlanta with rigorous academics, where students feel loved and their identities are celebrated.
How Afrocentric Lessons Teach Black Kids to Love Themselves
K-12 students typically learn about history through a lens that erases or minimizes the contributions of people of color.
Episode 6: Rooted in Relationship
Staff and students at Todd County Middle School in Mission, South Dakota discuss how they are building healthy student-staff relationships that center Lakota culture and values.
Episode 5: Better Together
Staff and students from West High School in Denver, CO, talk about how they mobilized and partnered with their school district to successfully reunite and rebuild their high school years after it was split in two.
Students Combat Air Pollution in ‘Asthma Alley’
Three teachers designed a series of classes that teach high schoolers about environmental racism, pollution and climate change.
Episode 4: Young Changemakers
Students from Kendall-Whittier Elementary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, share how the Tulsa Changemakers program is helping them find their voice and their role as leaders in their community.
Episode 3: Culture, Community, and Care
Hear how students at DreamHouse ‘Ewa Beach in Hawai‘i are finding their voice as leaders, and building strong connections within their community.