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Dear Class of 2020: I Get It
Recent graduates may wonder if others can understand what it feels like to have their final year of high school disrupted. Hear from a teacher whose senior year was entirely upended by Hurricane Katrina.
Chris Dier
2020 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year
June 23, 2020
What Is Juneteenth National Freedom Day? A Juneteenth Activity
In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation had declared all enslaved people in the rebelling states free. The Proclamation had no practical effect in Texas until Union General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston on June 19, 1865 and read the order. In Texas, June 19 came to be known as Juneteenth, on which day African Americans celebrated their freedom.
Shaped Staff
June 18, 2020
4 Ways Educators Can Address Race with Students
Dr. Tyrone Howard shares insights for educators on leading difficult race-related discussions in the classroom.
Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board
June 11, 2020
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