Articles tagged: Education
It’s an alarming high, especially here in the District. D.C. currently has the highest urban teacher turnover rate in the entire country.
While TFA’s accelerated path to a (temporary) teaching certification may appear as a noble solution to the ongoing teacher shortage, in reality, it is a quick-fix program that exacerbates education inequity.
Let Georgetown’s ongoing response to Ukraine guide its future engagement with world affairs, no matter the region or race of the affected.
The D.C. Council passed a bill requiring District schools to provide free period products in all women’s and gender-neutral bathrooms.
While the same lack of resources that I’ve faced in researching my own sexuality will make it hard to create a full curriculum for asexuality, that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. This curriculum must explore the fact that asexuality is a spectrum with no set level of sexual attraction experienced by every ace person.
Implementing multipartiality provides participants with a consideration of counter narratives, as well as a consideration of why these perspectives are so often suppressed. This question of “why?” provides insight as to the function of larger structures, including the education system itself.
Georgetown’s reluctance to teach its history of racial transgression undermines commitment to anti-racism
Georgetown must educate students about its history of racial transgression in order to facilitate an anti-racist campus culture.
Every day, over 300,000 classrooms nationwide are missing teachers. The United States currently faces an overwhelming shortage of public K-12 educators despite growing student enrollment. In teacher-training programs, the number... Read more
I sit in a classroom at Georgetown when my professor inquires, “How many of your high school classmates are sitting in seats like these right now?” Reflecting on years in... Read more