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How E4E-NY Secured A Major Win for NYC’s Schools

Thursday, May 11, 2023

New York

On May 9, 2023, E4E-NY educators secured a major policy win. After a full year of advocacy, New York City leadership listened to E4E-NY’s 15,000+ members and is ending the city’s curricula...

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...

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,...

Teaching While Black in Grief and Rage

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

New York

Paula White, Executive Director, E4E-New York

"At once I paid down all my savings, and was soon afterwards able to complete the required sum, and my certificate of freedom was signed. It was the first of June, 1837…I put on my Sunday...

The day before our schools closed due to COVID-19

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 Montera and Dan Gannon...

Chalk Talk: Liz Haela

Thursday, February 27, 2020

New York

Since she was a child, Liz Haela knew she wanted to be a journalist reporting on the Middle East as a homage to her heritage. With her mind set on the future, she put herself through college to...

Chalk Talk: Tracy Netter and Dan Gannon

Thursday, January 2, 2020

National, Chicago, New York

“Teachers aren’t asked nearly often enough what they think about the issues that are impacting our students, schools, and profession,” said Tracy Netter, a visual arts teacher from...

Chalk Talk: Arthur Everett

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

New York

Arthur Everett, a seasoned New York City high school social studies teacher, thought that his love of teaching and leadership would naturally lead him to become a principal, where he could still...