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Meet Lauren and Victoria, teenage founders of the anti-bullying campaign Think Before You Type. You can't NOT be inspired by these activist sisters! bit.ly/1Bh6rix
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This 10-year-old changed how his school district teaches American Indian history.
Alex Fierro, a fourth-grader in a California school, was uncomfortable with a song he was learning in the music program—it has been removed.
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Same should be done for women history we are recognized for being people and be respected not just thought of as nightingale nurse thank you very much.
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It’s about time! The president of the Boy Scouts says the group’s ban on gay adult leaders “cannot be sustained."
http://time.com/3892816/boy-scouts-president-ban-gay-leaders/
“The status quo in our movement’s membership standards cannot be sustained,” Robert Gates said Thursday
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"I walked out as a show of solidarity for all educators who are committed to improving the lives and outlooks of young people."
—TT blogger Chad Donohue shares on NEA Today
In the face of legislative inaction, teachers sometimes have to walk out to stand up for their students.
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The Summer issue of ‘Teaching Tolerance’ is here! Check it out for features on police in schools, teacher-on-teacher bullying, the “science” of race and more! http://bit.ly/1HsnaHj
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Harret Tubman has been selected as a candidate for the $20 bill. 
After months of culling votes, Women On 20s announced the woman they’d like to see replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill: Harriet Tubman.
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Recognize the history of defamatory symbols. http://bit.ly/1J6imqn
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Yesterday, the president of the Boy Scouts of America urged his organization to remove its ban on gay adult leaders. bit.ly/1IPBWs2
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#TalktoTT on May 26!
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Join the conversation with anti-bias educators and leading education scholars. bit.ly/1FqwV56
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With attention focused on the lives and performance of black boys, we must make sure black girls get equal attention.
As advocates and policymakers focus on changing the narrative for African American boys, their female counterparts become less of a priority.
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Fostering diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools
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Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.