My site visit with Room to Read India – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

I’m currently spending the Chinese New Year holiday in India. I love this country more every time I visit! This time, my main reason for coming was to visit one of the many Room to Read projects that our Year Four students have funded over the years (to read more about our partnership and fundraising efforts, click here). Considering how much money our students raise every year, it’s important to see where the money goes and what impact it is having. Room…

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Researching Human Rights Education Where Gandhi… – Education Article

Researching Human Rights Education Where Gandhi Pursued Itby Jamilah Pitts | Harlem Village Academy High School – New York, NY As a product of urban schools and a first-generation college student, I have spent my professional career working to secure and foster better educational opportunities for students of color in urban schools. I have spent the past four years working as a high school English teacher in urban schools that serve mostly Latino students and students of African descent. This…

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FFT Fellow Receives EL Education’s Highest Honor… – Education Article

FFT Fellow Receives EL Education’s Highest Honor Congratulations to Lindsay Slabich, founding teacher at the Springfield Renaissance School in Springfield, MA, who just received EL Education’s 2017 Klingenstein Teacher Award and its $5,000 cash prize. Voted on by peers within EL Education’s national network of schools, the Klingenstein Award is given to the teacher who most successfully transmitted to students the essence of EL Education culture, building exemplary character, driving outstanding academic achievement, and instilling an ethic of “citizen scholarship.”  In 2008, Lindsay, along…

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