“This doesn’t happen to other employees,” said campus union chair Laura Ornée.
The story of DreamWakers, a 30-state nonprofit that connects disadvantaged classrooms with career speakers, began in Charlottesville with a box of pizza and two smartphones. Co-founders Monica Gray Logothetis and Annie Medaglia were hanging out one night during their time together at the University of Virginia and realized that they could harness free internet resources […]
Teachers nationwide are feeling increasingly heavy burdens as school systems are working to increase academic rigor, measure a growing list of student outcomes and step away from standardized testing models that focus on rote knowledge. At the same time, divisions are having trouble finding talented, well-qualified teachers to staff their schools, as low salaries and […]
Walking through a mass of middle- and high-school students dishing out high fives, shaking his short dreadlocks and rapping, “We can change the way people act … Let’s scream and shout that we want peace,” Emmanuel Jal looks like he was born with a mic in his hand. That could not be further from the […]