Human and Civil Rights
Great Back to School Pep Talk for Educators
Need a back-to-school pep talk that’s funny and wise? Listen up as Kid President breaks it down.
We Need to Talk About Racial Profiling
Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, brings into sharp focus the urgency for a national dialogue about race—a dialogue that will lead to purposeful and positive action. Read more and view curriculum resources.
Alyssa Hadley Dunn, Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education at Michigan State University, posts an open letter to the teachers of Ferguson, and by extension, all educators who are working to build safe spaces for learning.
New Day for America’s Schools
Across the country, educators are back at school—readying their classrooms, offices, cafeterias, and buses for the surge of students who’ll sweep their campuses in the next few weeks. But this year’s return to school marks a new milestone. For the first time in our history, America’s public schools are majority-minority, with students of color outnumbering their white peers. What does this mean for public education—now and in the future? Read more.
Putting Our Values to Work
Find out how you can make the Putting Our Values to Work resource work for you.