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Sydney Chaffee talks privilege, legacy, and inevitable mistakes at #EdRising17

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They Voted to Snub Her. We Celebrate Her.

It’s one thing to behave badly. It’s another thing to take an official vote in support of behaving badly but, lo and behold, that is precisely what the Massachusetts Teachers’ Association did last weekend at their annual meeting of delegates. And so a magnanimous gesture on the part of two retired delegates ended in a… Continue reading They Voted to Snub Her. We Celebrate Her.

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Teachers Stand Tall While President Trump Stays Seated

By Nikos Giannapolous, the 2017 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year “When I think back to my time in the White House, I will not remember the person seated at the desk.” On Wednesday, when I met the president as Rhode Island’s State Teacher of the Year, I did not know what to expect. After… Continue reading Teachers Stand Tall While President Trump Stays Seated