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.
How Schools Are Building a More Inclusive Curriculum
An increasing number of K-12 schools are incorporating ethnic studies into their classrooms.
Think Beyond November: Learning Indigenous History and Perspectives All Year
Centering Native voices—and connecting the past to the present—are a crucial part of Indigenous studies.
How Schools Can Address Black Students’ Unmet Mental Health Needs
Mental health expert Michael A. Lindsey discusses the importance of school-based mental health services for students and the growing push to meet that need.
Teaching Is Too Important To Treat As Just a Labor of Love
If we hope to retain great teachers in the classroom, we must pay teachers a salary that reflects the essential work they're doing.
A Just Future Might Require a Radical Redesign of Where Students Learn
'For literally every injustice, there is an architecture planned and built to sustain and perpetuate that injustice,' says one architect who believes buildings can facilitate liberation.