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Discover original insights from E4E educators working to make positive changes for students and the teaching profession.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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It’s always been crystal clear to Ryan Brown, a seventh-grade math teacher in Bridgeport, Connecticut — one of the poorest cities in the state — that there are...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
New York
New York City — our nation's largest school district — closed its doors on March 16 to students to combat COVID-19. Listen to E4E-New York teachers Christine...
Monday, March 16, 2020
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During this time of uncertainty and fear around COVID-19, we know you are concerned for your family, your students, their families, and our greater community...
Monday, March 9, 2020
Sarah Iddrissu Executive Director, E4E-Boston
As a woman of color leading a nonprofit, I am no stranger to mansplaining. As a male colleague explains, I stare. Blink. Smirk. I then wait for them to stop...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
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67% of all teachers currently have or had a second job to make ends meet.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
New York
Teacher compensation is a puzzle with many unique pieces to find solutions. Although there are different approaches to improving pay in the profession — it is...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
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95% of teachers wish there were more opportunities to influence the policies that impact their profession and students.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Boston
Some people use Tinder, or OkCupid, or even speed dating (well, maybe not speed dating) -- but for E4E-Boston members Christina Pressley, a kindergarten...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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As a veteran teacher and union member, Judith knows unions are a powerful lever to bring about the changes her students and colleagues need.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Today, we are releasing the results of Voices from the Classroom 2020, the most comprehensive survey of America’s public school educators (what’s also super...
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Craig Wesley National Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness
It has now become routine and common practice to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the third Monday of January, however it was not always...
Friday, January 10, 2020
Connecticut
In addition to their other responsibilities, on average, Connecticut teachers spend approximately $400 out of their own pockets each year.
Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Tracy and Dan helped craft Voices from the Classroom 2020, E4E’s nationally representative survey of what teachers think about the most urgent issues in...
Monday, December 30, 2019
The list of our top 10 most-read blog posts of 2019.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Boston
The holiday season is all about coming together (especially sugar and butter in some sort of delicious baked concoction). But for school districts, that needs...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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E4E-Boston member Patrick Synan sees what's possible when all members of a school come together to engage a community in student's learning.
Friday, November 22, 2019
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on President Trump’s decision to terminate DACA. Share a graphic on social media to show that you support DACA.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Minnesota
E4E-Minnesota member Meghan O'Donnell knows from years of experience that students who didn’t attend an early childhood education (ECE) program begin their...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Educators for Excellence hosted a briefing at the United States Capitol for Members of Congress and their staff on the urgent need to close the diversity gap...
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Minnesota
Madaline Edison Executive Director, E4E-Minnesota
Over the next six months, E4E-Minnesota's LEAP fellows will embark upon a learning journey together building knowledge and skills to serve in higher office.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Chicago
This letter appeared as a full-page ad in the Chicago Sun-Times on October 18, 2019. Learn why a growing group of Chicago teachers are striking for equity.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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As other careers offer more opportunities to learn new skills and advancement, teaching just isn’t keeping up.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
New York
E4E-New York member Arthur Everett is just one of thousands of teachers around the country that deal with this unsettling pressure to leave the classroom to...

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