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ARP NY Letter

Friday, May 28, 2021

New York

The Honorable Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo
NYS State Capitol Building 
Albany, New York 12224

Commissioner Betty A. Rosa
New York State Education...

Student Grades Need to Count for Something

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Los Angeles

Casey Jagusch

If you are in need of a good laugh, you should watch the long-running improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” where comedians use audience suggestions to act out absolutely hilarious...

How will students remember January 6th?

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Los Angeles

Meghann Seril

Several months after the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, it’s clear that this day will continue to live in our collective mindspace, but how will students remember it?

Like many...

Voices from the Classroom to the White House

Thursday, March 25, 2021

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

Carlotta Pope, 11th-grade English teacher Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School

Elevating the teaching profession Supporting the whole student in welcoming schools

I’m still absorbing all the incredible conversations from last night’s Educators for Excellence Voices from the Classroom to the White House meeting with teachers from across the country,...

Find Our Missing Students!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Los Angeles

While Los Angeles Unified School District recently announced a tentative plan to reopen schools, the past year of distance learning has created well-documented learning gaps for Los Angeles...

Protect Teacher Diversity in Minnesota

Wednesday, March 10, 2021


Dear Chair Richardson and members of the House Education Policy Committee,

On behalf of Educators for Excellence - Minnesota (E4E), a teacher-led nonprofit with approximately 2,300 members...

Can Dr. Cardona Rise to the Occasion?

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

National, Connecticut

Robert Jaycox, Math Teacher at Bulkeley High School

As Dr. Cardona prepares to meet the Senate to answer questions, he’s repeatedly had to answer the questions of an even tougher group: Connecticut’s teachers. Right now, the nation faces a...

E4E Statement on Insurrection at US Capitol

Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Education is the heart of a functional democracy. In our schools we teach that elections and the peaceful transfer of power are sacred and defining characteristics of our nation. What we saw today...

Honoring Native American Heritage in the Classroom

Friday, November 6, 2020

National, Minnesota

Christopher Baatwiwiitan Oquist

Back in sixth-grade,  I remember learning about colonization — but not just through the routine paragraph in a history textbook that tried to comprehensively describe, in only a few sentences,...