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Teachers Break the Hush Around the Orangeburg Massacre

A woman standing
Brennan Wesley
A 1968 protest ended with three young black men killed. Can history lessons help the town recover?
Leah Fabel

Push for Syrian Student Scholarships is Disrupted, but Not Over

Amidst uncertainty caused by the travel ban, Books Not Bombs advocates for Syria’s “lost generation.”
Susan Brenna

Sunset to Sunrise: A Guide to 8 Unforgettable Regional Hot Spots

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Elan Harris
In every region, there were places you returned to often. These alums shared their favorites from the corps. What was yours?
Joel Serin-Christ

On the Border, a DACAmented Science Teacher Fights On

A woman looking over a river
Kevin Martinez
Brought to Texas as a child, Priscilla Aguilar Lumbreras had to be tenacious to get to where she is as a teacher. She's not giving up.
Tim Kennedy

What Learning Can Look Like in the Wake of Disaster

A kid
Travis Dove
A network of educators in Eastern North Carolina is responding to devastating floods by ensuring kids have what it takes to rebuild.
Leah Fabel

Where Black Wall Street Perished, Hope Is Returning

A woman sitting
Ashley Philippsen is LEAD North's founding director.
Shane Bevel
A once affluent black neighborhood in North Tulsa was devastated by hate-fueled riots, but memories of its past glory energize leaders today.
Paula Ann Solis

It Turns Out Being a Good Principal Means Being a Good Talent Scout

A teacher and a principal
On the side, Principal Jammal (right) is a t-shirt maker. In her classroom, Jasmine Owens wears a customized Lakeland shirt that incorporates elements of the Maryland flag.
Lisa Nipp
A school is filled with adults who could potentially be great teachers. Principal Najib Jammal takes an entrepreneurial approach to detecting them.
Susan Brenna

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In Ghana, New Teachers Are Changing Minds

Students on a bike in Ghana
Some students commute to school by bike from a nearby village. Others walk for two hours to get to school.
Catherine Awitta
The first 30 teaching fellows in Teach For All’s African partner nation are encouraging students to think differently.
Ting Yu

Joy Rifkin Is Rolling Up Her Sleeves to Get 100 Schools to Zero Waste

A woman in an orange shirt
Saskia Kahn
Visit a New York City school at lunchtime and you may find the Waste Watchers or the Cafeteria Rangers doing dirty work for a cleaner world.
Leah Fabel