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

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
National
Connecticut
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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Boston
Chicago
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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
National
Los Angeles
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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Boston
Chicago
Connecticut
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Minnesota
New York
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
National
Chicago
New York
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
National
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
Boston
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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