Articles & Resouorces

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    Black Lives Matter at School Resources (NEA)

    Check out resources to help facilitate conversations about race, including classroom appropriate lesson plans, guides on how to have tough conversations with peers and students, and more.

    Black Lives Matter at School.com

    We are educators, students, parents, families, community members fighting for racial justice in school!

    Teaching Tolerance

    Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors, and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued, and welcome participants.

    Racial Justice in Education Resource Guide

    National Education Association (NEA): To better align and institutionalize racial equity into the work and practices of NEA, it is important that we understand the connection of racial justice to our mission, vision, core values, and strategic framework. 

    Talking About Race in the Classroom

    National Education Association, in collaboration with Race Forward.

    Anti-Defamation League

    A knowledge base of tools and resources specific to education in the classroom and community, also available Resources for Educators, Parents & Families.

    Embracerace: Raising a Brave Generation

    Resources, Articles, and Webinars for Parents by Parents

    Resources on Understanding Bias and Privilege, Justice and more

    National Association of School Psychologists 

    Talking to children after racial incidents

    University of Pennsylvania 

    Talking to Kids About Racial Violence

    New York Times Articles 

Last Modified on February 5, 2021