Acting on Education Globally and Locally

People all over the world yearn for local, well-resourced public schools that can inspire students’ natural curiosity, imagination, and desire to learn. But in many places, that goal is becoming more and more elusive. More…

Vice News: Children, not ideology

Lawmakers and educators from both sides of the aisle have come out strongly against the Trump administration’s decision to revoke the Obama-era policy protecting transgender students under Title IX by allowing them to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. More…

Betsy DeVos called me. I sent her this letter

Back in February, I sent a letter to Betsy DeVos, saying that our members and I are demanding answers from her about how she plans to ensure educational opportunity for every student. We’re still waiting on those answers. More…

And the GRAMMY goes to…our music teachers!

In my past life, before I became a teacher, I was actually a starving folk singer. Eventually, I did teach my fourth graders some of the classics (you will have to watch the video to know what I mean). More…