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ADL Education recommendations of articles and blogs highlighting stories about anti-bias, social justice and general education

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  • “Q said he’d prefer not to grow up. Yet, he is on the cusp of middle school, a difficult time for any child. For a transgender child, it is particularly complex.” A Transgender Child Confronts Growing Up (WNYC)
  • “For countless young people, it is not enough to simply say it gets better; we must take action too. We continue to address bullying and harassment in our classrooms, ensuring every student has a nurturing environment in which to learn and grow.” Create Inclusive, Affirming Schools for LGBTQ Students (Scholastic)
  • “Silence on the topic leaves unchallenged the ideas children pick up from other sources, and assumptions they reach based on the structural and historic racism they observe around them.” Teaching your kids not to “see” race is a terrible idea, studies have found (Quartz)
  • “In that moment, as I took my oath, I realized how lucky I was. I knew that my future had opened up, and that citizenship would offer me the chance to seek opportunity and to take part in our democracy.” The Country I Love (New York Times)
  • “Great teachers know the importance of creating and maintaining relationships with students and the positive affect these relationships have on school climate.” Nothing Replaces a Caring Adult in the Classroom (Education Week)
  • “Moore, who died in 2010 at age 79, believed his camera was his tool, something more powerful than any gun or knife, because his photographs captured the tension and emotion of everything in the photo’s frame.” Civil Rights: How Pictures Changed America (MiddleWeb)


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