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Teaching for Change is pleased to announce an opening for a new school to join the cohort of DC public schools implementing our nationally recognized approach to family engagement, called Tellin’ Stories. Teaching for Change partners with school communities that serve primarily parents of color and lower income families. Our work demonstrates that we can build stronger […]

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Tellin’ Stories Family Partners Series

With support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Teaching for Change is launching a new and unprecedented training series for D.C.-area elementary schools to develop meaningful family engagement strategies for their school communities. Click here to download the Tellin’ Stories Family Partners Series informational brochure. Schools selected to participate in the Tellin’ Stories Family Partners Series […]

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Junius Williams on Public School Reform: The New Inequality in Education

Public school reform “is more than just a civil rights issue. It is a blueprint for control of resources in urban communities.” – Junius Williams On June 12, the Institute for Policy Studies and Teaching for Change co-hosted a presentation by lawyer and community organizer Junius Williams on the challenges and next steps for those confronting public school reform […]

Category: 2013, News · Tags: ,

Focus-In! Film and Teaching for Change Present: Precious Knowledge

“Rarely has a film been so timely and downright revelatory.” – Jeff Biggers, Huffington Post Precious Knowledge illustrates an epic civil rights battle as brave students and teachers battle with lawmakers and public opinion in an effort to keep their classes alive. The documentary Precious Knowledge interweaves the stories of students in the Mexican American Studies […]

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Click on a staff person’s name to view their biography.   PARENT ORGANIZING Allyson Criner Brown, Tellin’ Stories Project Manager América Calderón, in memoriam Talia Brock, Bilingual Program Coordinator Jazelle Hunt, Documentarian Erika Landberg, Special Project Assistant Rachel Mehl, Bilingual Program Coordinator Deborah Thomas, Roving Readers Coordinator   PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Rosalie Reyes, Coordinator of Teacher […]

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Civil Rights Teaching at the Schomburg Center

Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and rethink the world inside and outside their classrooms. This makes it especially gratifying when our curricula and teaching guides become the cornerstone of after-school and summer educational programs. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture used our publication Putting the Movement Back into Civil […]

Category: 2011, News, News Articles · Tags:

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