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

Friday, May 22, 2020
Connecticut
E4E-Connecticut members Ryan Brown and Stuart Beckford came together for a teacher-to-teacher interview to discuss the challenges of online learning, the...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Connecticut
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month, E4E is shining a spotlight on excellent educators and the amazing work they do on behalf of their students. Today, we’...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Los Angeles
E4E-Los Angeles member Melissa Tellez, who is from a family of educators, continues the tradition by teaching fifth grade in East LA.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Minnesota
Check out how E4E-Minnesota members Chinni Oji and Katie Brown are engaging their students during distance learning.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Boston
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month, E4E is shining a spotlight on excellent educators and the amazing work they do on behalf of their students. Today, we’...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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The Reimagine, Represent Teacher Diversity Education Coalition, along with additional organizations, are calling on congressional leaders to allocate at least...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Chicago
This year, honoring educators during Teacher Appreciation Month is more important than ever. And for E4E-Chicago members Jalayne Brewton and Katie Owens, the...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Chicago
Artemis Kolovos is a champion for equity in Chicago schools who prioritizes building relationships with her students and colleagues.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
E4E-Boston member Genelle Faulkner discusses her experience as a distance educator and how her students have responded thus far.
Monday, April 27, 2020
Boston
E4E-Boston member Corinne Hariston Parris discusses her success with Zoom classrooms and the uncertainties that she has seen students still struggle with.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Boston
Educators for Excellence-Boston educators made the leap to leading their own virtual forum: TEACH-IN: Equity and Excellence During and After COVID-19 . The...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Boston
E4E-Boston member Daniela Morin discusses her experience as a remote educator, and what needs to happen when schools reopen to restore students’ sense of...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Boston
E4E-Boston member Brenda Marrero discusses her experience as a remote educator, and how this crisis is causing a unique impact on vocational students.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
New York
NYC school social worker Scott Edwards started his school’s first Gay-Straight Alliance six years ago, and for students who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies...
Friday, April 10, 2020
Chicago
COVID-19 has shifted day-to-day functions, teaching included. But that hasn’t dissuaded Chicago educators from finding ways to collaborate.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Boston
E4E-Boston member Antonelli Mejia joins E4E-Boston Executive Director Sarah Iddrissu to discuss what his students need to succeed.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Boston
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted everyone around the world, including E4E-Boston teachers. Read how these educators figured out a new path forward.
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.

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