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

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Chicago
Shakita Smith Paraprofessional
Shakita Smith is a paraprofessional in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood at Casals School of Excellence. In this conversation with E4E-Chicago Outreach...
Friday, April 13, 2018
Boston
On Friday, April 13th, Governor Baker signed bill S.2371, “An Act Relating to Criminal Justice Reform,” into a law. This significant overhaul of the...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Minnesota
On Apr. 12, E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison testified before the MN State House Finance Committee on Equitable School Funding, sharing, “for...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Minnesota
After months of negotiating, Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) bargaining teams announced that they have...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Mario Andrade fourth grade teacher
Mario Andrade teaches fourth grade at Teresa Hughes Elementary School where works with long-term English Learners. In this conversation with E4E-Los Angeles...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Boston
E4E-Boston members Matt Clark and Katie Mallon, along with Executive Director Brandy Fluker-Oakley, spoke at a meeting of the Boston School Committee on the...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Minnesota
Lars Lindqvist English teacher
On March 6, E4E-Minnesota teacher testified in front of the Senate Education Policy Committee in support of the discipline bill, SF 2920, that provides...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Boston
On Tuesday, March 6, the Boston School Committee met to hear public testimony on the budget for the next school year. E4E-Boston teacher members and Executive...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Connecticut
On Monday, March 5, 2018, E4E-Connecticut Executive Director Justin Boucher gave testimony in support of SB 256, which allows all members of the General...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Los Angeles
Michele Nieves
Michele shares her key takeaways from teaching at Girls Academic Leadership Academy , the first all-girls STEM academy in the Los Angeles Unified School...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Los Angeles
Ashley Fernandes
E4E members and math co-teaching enthusiasts Michele Nieves and Ashley Fernandes discuss the importance of uplifting young girls in the STEM (science,...
Monday, March 5, 2018
New York
Educators for Excellence-New York is joining with Advocates for Children of New York in calling for Mayor de Blasio to invest in programs proven to support our...
Sunday, March 4, 2018
National
Sydney Morris Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Educators For Excellence
"Going forward, legislative action needs to happen. But teachers, students, and parents must be a part of that change, from determining steps to stop school...
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...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Connecticut
Stuart Beckford Fine Arts Teacher and Union Representative at Burr School
E4E-Connecticut teacher Stuart Beckford delivered this testimony to the state legislature in support of a talented and diverse teacher pipeline.
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,...
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...

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