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

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Connecticut
Testimony of Justin Boucher, Executive Director, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut In Reference to SB 183. Good afternoon Chairpersons Slossberg, Boucher,...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
National
Evan Stone Co-Founder and Co-CEO
On Monday February 26, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Janus v. AFSCME, a case that will determine the future of public sector unions in America...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Fourteen students and three teachers were killed last week as our country endured yet another horrifying school shooting
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Connecticut
Justin Boucher Executive Director, E4E-Connecticut
On February 20, Justin Boucher, Executive Director of Educators for Excellence-Connecticut, testified at a Connecticut Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Public...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
This piece is part of America Forward’s Practice to Policy blog series . Every day social innovators and social innovation organizations across the country are...
Thursday, February 8, 2018
New York
In the second part of this two-part interview with Outreach Director Andrea Clay, math coach Vanessa Veerasammy and crisis teacher Eve Branch discuss why...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
New York
In this two-part interview with Outreach Director Andrea Clay, math coach Vanessa Veerasammy and crisis teacher Eve Branch discuss what social and emotional...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Evan Stone Co-Founder and Co-CEO
E4E co-founder and co-CEO Evan Stone submitted written testimony to a hearing of D.C. City Council's Committee on Education in support of a bill that would...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Chicago
Carlos Rodríguez 8th Grade Math Teacher, Hurley Elementary School
In his interview with Outreach Director Adriana Ontiveros, Carlos Rodríguez shares his experiences immigrating to the United States and how he has channeled...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Boston
Matt Clark High School History Teacher at West Roxbury Academy in Boston
Last August, Matt Clark was one of two E4E-Boston teachers who testified in front of the state legislature about the need to increase funding for social-...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Boston
As part of the Schools that Heal campaign , a teacher-led effort to advocate for trauma-informed schools, E4E-Boston educators took to the Massachusetts State...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Los Angeles
Raquel Veloz College Counselor
Raquel Veloz is a former Spanish teacher and current college counselor at the Social Justice Humanitas Academy (SJHA), one of the pilot schools of the Cesar...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Chicago
Ann Dipaola special education teacher
E4E-Chicago teacher Ann Dipaola shares with Outreach Director Erica Henry how immigrating to the United States from Argentina and moving around the country has...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
National
A team of eight E4E educators and E4E Co-founder and Co-CEO Evan Stone traveled to the nation’s capital to defend the 2014 “Dear Colleague” guidance that helps...
Friday, December 8, 2017
National
New York
In 2014, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance to assist public schools with administering student discipline...
Friday, December 8, 2017
National
Evan Stone Co-Founder and Co-CEO
In response to the threat that the U.S. Department of Education would rescind school guidance that is aimed at reducing discipline disparities in the classroom...
Thursday, December 7, 2017
National
In 2014, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance to assist public schools with administering student discipline...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
New York
Carmelina Terrero social worker
Carmelina Terrero is a social worker at Inwood Early College for Health & Information Technologies. In this conversation with Outreach Director Zachary...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
New York
Leton Hall sixth grade science teacher
Leton Hall is a sixth grade science teacher at Pelham Gardens Middle School. In this conversation with E4E-New York Outreach Director Andrea Clay, Leton shares...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
National
In 2014, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance to assist public schools with administering student discipline...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Chicago
Kristin Atkins kindergarten-eighth-grade music teacher
Kristin Atkins is a kindergarten-eighth-grade music teacher at Ashburn Elementary School in Chicago. In her interview with Outreach Director Blanca Ontiveros,...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Boston
The following is an excerpt from Univision’s profile of E4E-Boston member and Student Support Counselor Antonelli Mejía by Juliana Jiménez as part of their...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Chicago
LaTanya Waters
As a teacher on the South Side of Chicago for 11 years, school climate and culture and the direct impact it has on my students’ wellbeing and educational...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Los Angeles
Karina Villalvazo 10th Grade English Teacher
In this interview with Outreach Director Cooper Haskins, Karina Villalvazo discusses Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and its implications for her...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Chastity Mathurin Special education teacher
In this conversation with E4E-Boston Manager of External Affairs Sarah Iddrissu, Chastity discusses diversity in the classroom and why it matters.

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