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'Mr. Turner, Are You Racist?' A White Teacher Grapples With His Privilege

Colin Turner thought he understood the dynamics of race and privilege. Until one of his students called him out for some insensitive comments he’d made in class. (September 18, 2019)

When School's a Battleground for Transgender Kids, Teachers Learn to Protect, Affirm Them

Equipping teachers to help transgender students feel safe and included requires special training, advocates say. (September 16, 2019)

Wanted: Teachers as Diverse as Their Students

Districts try "grow your own" programs to build an educator workforce that mirrors their changing student body. (September 17, 2019)

How Caring for Students in Distress Can Take a Steep Toll

(September 17, 2019)

When People Say They Don't See Race, 'I Ask Them If They Don't See Me'

(September 17, 2019)

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Are Students Juuling in Your Classroom? (Video)

JUULs are easy to hide, have a flavored smell, and don’t emit much vapor. So how is a teacher to know if a student is JUULing, or vaping, in class? Watch the video.

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