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Meet the 2020 Teaching Tolerance Award Finalists

Every two years, we identify 10 finalists for our Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching. Although we should be used to this process by now, every time we’re amazed by the incredible innovation, dedication and brilliance that educators bring to their work with students. While it’s always a challenge to narrow the field down […]

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Teacher Feature: Learning to embrace her own culture lets teacher help students embrace theirs

Rachael Mahmood makes it a priority to ensure that every student’s culture, background and identity is reflected continuously and proudly in her classroom. “For most of my childhood, I was embarrassed by my culture; I was embarrassed that I wasn’t white and Christian,” Mahmood said. “I always blamed my race, culture and religion for not […]

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