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Strong Coalition of Organizations Urge Minnesota Lawmakers to Reject Harmful Teacher Licensure Bills
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Governor Tim Walz 130 State Capitol 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55155 Sen. Carla J. Nelson, Chair, Senate E-12 Finance & Policy...
E4E-NY Hosts Chancellor Carranza in Conversation
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
E4E-New York hosted a teacher-moderated discussion with New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.
In Class, Not Cuffs: A Chicago Town Hall
Friday, June 8, 2018
E4E-Chicago hosted “In Class, Not Cuffs: A Chicago Town Hall” to show support for federal guidance designed to help teachers address discipline without...
Educators for Excellence-Minnesota Members Gathered to Advocate for Ending Racial Discipline Disparities and to Ensure School Funding is More Equitable
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Teachers Release Policy Paper With Recommendations to Ensure Students Have Equitable Access to an Excellent Education March 6 (St. Paul, Minnesota) — Educators...
Study finds discipline disparities for students of color
Monday, March 5, 2018
Read the entire article on KMSP Fox 9 by Samuel King. Students of color and those with disabilities in Minnesota classrooms face a disproportionate amount of...
Connecticut teachers urge state leaders to seek teacher voice in decision-making
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
On April 20, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut hosted "Collaborate to Innovate," an event to unveil the new E4E Declaration of Teachers' Principles and...
'Rebel with a Cause' awards honor eight inspirational educators and leaders
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For five years, Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles has been building a movement of rebels who agitate the status quo by advocating for the students within...
Coffee Break: E4E on entering a new chapter and working on reform from the inside out
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Educators for Excellence Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Sydney Morris and Evan Stone share a moment with Education Post Executive Director Peter Cunningham following...
Teachers Talk Back: Erica Silva
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Erica Silva is in her fifth year of teaching, and she currently teaches at Macy Intermediate School in the Montebello Unified School District. In this...
Teachers Talk Back: Joshua Sensabaugh
Monday, November 21, 2016
Joshua Sensabaugh is a first-year teacher at Dodson Middle School, a magnet school in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He is a Los Angeles native and...
Teachers Talk Back: Kristina Kelley
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Kristina Kelley is in her ninth year as a high school social studies teacher at Claremont International High School in the Bronx. In this conversation with E4E...
Teachers Talk Back: Jen Su
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Jen Su is in her third year with LAUSD and currently teaches special education at Wilshire Park Elementary School. In this conversation with E4E-Los Angeles...
Educators 4 Excellence-Connecticut reacts to ruling of CCJEF v. Rell lawsuit
Thursday, September 8, 2016
“I am glad the Judge specifically highlighted that increases in educational funding for some towns like West Hartford has meant taking away millions from...
Teachers Talk Back: Nandini Dev
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Nandini Dev is in her 13th year of teaching and is currently working at Bell Senior High School. In this conversation with E4E-Los Angeles Outreach Directors...
Back to school - a segregated and underperforming one
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
E4E-Connecticut teacher Jill Harkins writes about the challenges she will inevitably face as a teacher in a school district that spends less than half of what...
A call for deliberate diversification of the teaching force
Thursday, August 25, 2016
E4E-Los Angeles member Christine Chiu reflects on racism, its impact on her teaching practice and the need for a more diverse teaching profession (Huffington...
Teachers Talk Back: Aida Berdiel-Batista
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Aida Berdiel-Batista works as a fifth- through eighth-grade special education teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar in Bridgeport, CT. In this conversation with E4E...
At back to school summit, Chicago teachers learn to build teams of teachers
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Educators 4 Excellence-Chicago teachers met on August 11, 2016 at the National Museum of Mexican Art. At the summit, teachers learned to build collaborative...
Two reams per month: The diary of an urban educator in Bridgeport
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Several E4E-Connecticut teachers recently wrote a letter calling attention to the negative impact on teachers and students of low per-pupil spending in their...
In the last few weeks of summer, LA teachers geared up for advocacy and leadership
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Last Wednesday, Educators 4 Excellence-Los Angeles members met inspiring teachers from across the city, honed their leadership skills and prepared for upcoming...
Teachers Talk Back: Jessyka Ramirez-Holden
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jessyka Ramirez-Holden is in her fifth year as an educator and is currently teaching sixth-grade English and social studies at New Los Angeles Charter School...
Teachers Talk Back: Tiffany Moyer-Washington
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Tiffany Moyer-Washington is a Hartford resident and has been teaching English Language Arts in Hartford Public Schools for 12 years. She recently served on E4E...
Five LA teachers honored for leadership beyond the classroom
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
On Wednesday, June 15, E4E-Los Angeles honored five teachers from around Los Angeles for their hard work in policy, advocacy, organizing and more (E4E News...
Teachers Talk Back: Nicole Orlando
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Nicole Orlando is a Resource Specialist Program teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School and is currently in her 11th year in the classroom. She has taught in...
VIDEO: The top 6 E4E-Minnesota moments from 2015-16
Monday, June 20, 2016
As the school year winds down, we want to share our staff's gratitude for all that you have accomplished this year—both in the classroom and beyond (E4E News...