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White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack [web resource]

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” is an essay written by Peggy McIntosh and published in Peace and Freedom magazine in 1989. Peace and Freedom was the magazine of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Read more ›

Expect Heightened Anxiety, Behavioral Issues in Returning Students

After spending months with just their families during the pandemic, students with disabilities may show signs of anxiety as they return to school regardless of whether they exhibited such signs before the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ›

Preparing for the Upcoming School Year: Free Virtual Conference for Educators July 16-17

We’re approaching the most daunting start of school in memory. There are health, logistical, social-emotional and equity concerns on top of normal hectic summer planning.

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Virtual Conference is designed to help you recharge and prepare for this coming school year. Read more ›

Students Weigh In: Learning & Well-Being During COVID-19 [web resource]

Education changed dramatically when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools across the country to close in spring 2020 and over 50 million students were asked to learn remotely.

National nonprofit YouthTruth wanted to know: how have students perceived their learning experiences, social-emotional development, and well-being during spring 2020 school closures? Read more ›

New Guidance for Planning for the Safe Reopening of Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year [downloadable]

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department today issued detailed guidance for school administrators to help them prepare to welcome students back to school campuses for the 2020-2021 school year, with the protocols and policies in place to protect students and staff from COVID-19. Read more ›

Podcast Series: Teaching Hard History — American Slavery

What we don’t know about American slavery hurts us all. From Teaching Tolerance and host Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons we should have learned in school through the voices of leading scholars and educators. It’s good advice for teachers, good information for everybody. Read more ›

Teaching Hard History — American Slavery [downloadable]

Teaching Hard History — American Slavery is the product of a multi-year collaboration among Teaching Tolerance, educators, and scholars. The goal of the project is to inspire a widespread commitment to robust and effective teaching about American slavery in K–12 classrooms. Read more ›

Creating the Space to Talk About Race in Your School [downloadable]

Racial dynamics, disparities and divisions permeate our society, communities, schools and classrooms. Systemic racism is so deeply rooted in our history, culture and institutions that there’s no escaping it. Visible or not, its impacts are ever present. Read more ›

Podcast: 10 Things Every White Teacher Should Know When Talking About Race in the Classroom

Are you a teacher who is frustrated with conversations about race right now, wants to have hard conversations, support your students, and step up as an advocate and ally, but you just don’t know how to talk about racial issues and are afraid of saying the wrong thing? This podcast is for you. Read more ›

Gay-Straight Alliances at School Cut Bullying for LGBTQ Youth

LGBTQ students attending schools with gay-straight alliance programs in place reported experiencing less bullying and better health outcomes than their LGBTQ peers whose schools lacked such programs, according to a national survey. Read more ›

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