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Teachers need the right dispositions to help English learners—but district leaders set the stage.
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English-Language Learners Video Witnessing Change in a 'Little Town for Latinos’: An English Learner’s Journey
Born in Russellville, Ala., to immigrant parents from El Salvador, Brian Santos reflects on his journey as an EL student.
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Teacher Preparation Teacher-Prep Programs Miss Chances to Build Teachers' Content Knowledge, Report Says
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Cyndi Tercero, family and community engagement manager for the Phoenix Union High School Districts, pictured at a distribution event for students and families in need at Carl Hayden High School in west Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 13, 2023.
Cyndi Tercero-Sandoval, the family and community engagement manager for the Phoenix Union High School District, helps out at a food distribution event for students and families in need at Carl Hayden High School in west Phoenix, Ariz.
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Budget & Finance Q&A Letting Students Decide Where Money Should Go: How One District Did It
We spoke with Cyndi Tercero-Sandoval about how schools and districts can put the initiative to work.
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Cyndi Tercero, family and community engagement manager for the Phoenix Union High School Districts, meets with community liaisons at Carl Hayden High School in west Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 13, 2023.
Cyndi Tercero, family and community engagement manager for the Phoenix Union High School Districts, meets with community liaisons at Carl Hayden High School in west Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 13, 2023.
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Teaching Profession The National Teacher of the Year Award: A 'Call to Service' or a 'Popularity Contest'?
Educators and past finalists weigh in on the National Teacher of the Year award.
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Social Studies Opinion How to Teach Black History: A Resource List
Here are some resources to deepen your students’ Black history knowledge—and your own.
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