Season 2, Episode 3: A Black Man’s Classroom
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Brothers Liberating Our Communities (BLOC) in Kansas City, MO about making teaching a sustainable career for Black men.
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.
To Fix Our Education System, We Need to Develop Leaders at Every Level Committed to Equity and Excellence
From school boards to Congress, we need diverse leadership with firsthand experience in the opportunities and challenges facing our education system to create bold change for all students.
Designing the Future of School: Ideas and Examples from the Education Reinvention Network
Rather than focus on teacher shortages or test scores, an educational leader suggests redirecting energies toward imagining schools of the future to meet the evolving needs of 21st century students.
The Latest NAEP Data Is Devastating: What Do We Do Now?
The Nation’s Report Card shows troubling trends in student proficiency in the wake of the pandemic. Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard shares three big lessons to serve as a springboard for reimagining education in this moment.
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.
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.
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.
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.