The stories of the past are important.


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The author bends back in a yoga posture. She is being filmed for her training to become a yoga instructor.

As we restart school in the face of three pandemics, it’s time for public schools to become places where we can recognize, heal, and reconcile our stories.

A seventh grader walks by a Black History Month display at Sutton Middle School on her way to class.
A seventh grader walks by a Black History Month display at Sutton Middle School on her way to class. Photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action





Each year, we get another chance to start over.

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