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Jesse Hagopian

Teacher Activist

Jesse Hagopian teaches Ethnic Studies at Seattle’s Garfield High School.  He is the editor of the book, More Than A Score: The New Uprising Against High Stakes Testing, and co-editor of the book Teaching for Black Lives. Jesse serves as the director of the Black Education Matters Student Activist Award and is on the national steering committee for Black Lives Matter at School.

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What’s the real cost of charter school tuition?

It’s time for our elected officials to represent the interests of taxpayers and pass meaningful charter school reform.

Public School Defenders in West Virginia Inspire Advocates Nationwide

Ample research demonstrates that voucher programs do not improve academic outcomes and often significantly diminish them.

Inspiring with a Garden

In my school, our focus on green learning teaches students and their families that they are part of a beautiful world. 

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