If you are okay with having Muslim, Jewish and Hindu students sit through a Christian prayer in public school, and not okay with having Christian students sit through a Muslim, Jewish or Hindu prayer, then it’s NOT religious freedom- it’s religious oppression.
My State of the Union fit.
18,000. That's how many people whose clemency petitions are sitting in a backlog, waiting for @POTUS's review.
Justice delayed is justice denied. President Biden, we’re urging you: start granting clemency now.
WAYS TO IMPROVE Public Education
1 Stop viewing our kids as numbers
2 Less standardized testing
3 Reintroduce exploratory classes
4 Provide 30 min reading time
5 Provide more supports
6 Provide teachers more prep time
7 Smaller class sizes
8 Increase teacher salaries
"Racial equity requires ongoing, daily commitment from all employees, especially those at the top. This is what many company leaders fail to understand or internalize": @NadiaOwusu1 on the experiences of Chief Diversity Officers: catapult.co/stories/women-… via @CatapultStory
If I ever notice that a student seems stressed or overwhelmed during class, I just write them a pass that reads “feel free to take a walk to clear your mind and come back when you are ready.”
This email reinforces why:
Don't guess pronouns
By guessing pronouns, you're telling the other person how you see them in terms of gender.
We can't know what pronouns someone uses by looking at them, as the way someone expresses their gender doesn't always match their gender identity or their pronouns
In a new study, Rochester economist Elaine Hill traces how redlining from decades ago in Rochester, New York, is associated with worse outcomes in pregnancy and childbirth experienced by Black women today.
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