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Oppressed? Liberation Through Dialogue!

With the AZ special election (including Prop 123) right around the corner next Tuesday May 17, I have been amazed by the frenzy of discussion and busyness accompanying this important state decision. People seem to agree that education needs more

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Welcome Cara!

I would like to formally welcome Cara Cosentino as a contributor on LeadfromINtheclassroom.com! Cara is a talented teacher who leads from her classroom with great passion! I look forward to her posts and comments on the site. Welcome!

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What If We Weren’t Afraid?

If Arizona continues to support expansion of “school choice” (charters & private), what will happen to local (non-charter) public schools? Teachers, what will happen to your jobs if it becomes widely accepted to staff schools with non-certified teachers? Support public

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Breaking the Silence

Many apologies for the deafening silence on this blog for the last few months. Amongst the many things keeping me busy (and probably you, too!) I joined another blog team that requires scheduled postings–that are not allowed to be posted

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Go Together

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” –African proverb I’ve been thinking a lot about this proverb the last few days and the meaning it has to me. In my opinion, “go

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Educators: Are you talking about this election?

Dear educators, this is just a quick post to ask the question, “Are you talking about this upcoming election in the community?” If you aren’t, I believe that you should be. The state election of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Governor,

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Teacher wellness: On the decline?

Want to know what I’ve been wondering about lately? I want to know if teacher health/wellness is declining amidst the pressure of educational reform today. A few days ago, I was walking behind a colleague and noticed that this person

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