Ricket is a high school English teacher in Ohio.


Articles by Allison

Teachers Supporting Teachers

This teacher offers suggestions for how to better support our colleagues and create a more just and welcoming environment across the entire school.

The Problem With Pronouns

Supporting trans and gender-fluid students requires the courage to try until you get it right.

Learning to Follow

Rethinking school emphasis on leadership can benefit kids who thrive behind the scenes.

Teaching Around the Script

Scripted curricula can limit teachers and hurt morale. But living social justice ideals in the classroom still imparts valuable lessons to students.

The Myth of the Hero Teacher

Casting educators as saviors undermines the teaching profession—and our students.
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Learning for Justice in the South

When it comes to investing in racial justice in education, we believe that the South is the best place to start. If you’re an educator, parent or caregiver, or community member living and working in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana or Mississippi, we’ll mail you a free introductory package of our resources when you join our community and subscribe to our magazine.

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