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An invitation to kids, parents and educators to occupy our schools — with curiosity, challenge and innovation

Julie Kasper, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece first appeared in The Hechinger Report. "The new school year is well under way in much of nation and many kids are anxious, frightened, confused and questioning. Why is it…
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Underpaid, my colleagues and I are frequently advised to “marry a doctor or a lawyer”

Julie Kasper, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hechinger Report. "Teachers work two jobs so they can buy boats and other luxury items, Arizona’s House Majority Leader Republican John Allen said recently. This couldn’t…
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Qualified teachers are choosing not to teach in our schools — I am one of them

Julie Kasper, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hechinger Report. "When I left the classroom in 2014 after 14 years of teaching in the United States, it was for a variety of reasons…
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