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John Lacarbiere, a New Orleans teacher, performs his poem “August 29th.” (August 19, 2015)
At 25, TFA Bridges Teaching Generations
Teacher Wanda Troutman was a member of Teach For America’s original 1990 corps. Alejandro Diasgranados entered teaching through TFA in 2015. We asked them about their experiences and how the organization has changed in 25 years. (January 14, 2016)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
A Lesson in Humanity: Children's Diaries of the Holocaust
Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, discusses how children's accounts of the genocide serve as a powerful reminder of the dehumanizing effects of racism, bias, and prejudice. (October 27, 2015)
'Do I Have to Take This Test?'
Leena Hasbini, a college counselor at a private high school in West Palm Beach, Fla., describes how students react to excessive testing—and why she left the public school system. (January 23, 2015)
New Ferguson Superintendent Takes On Schooling Inequities
Joseph Davis, the new superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, discusses why he applied for the job after Michael Brown’s shooting death and his plans to work with the community to transform the school system. (September 15, 2016)