Cory
Collins


Cory is a senior writer for Learning for Justice. He has experience in both the newsroom—as a former sports journalist—and the classroom, where he has provided reading intervention and tutoring for K–6 students from rural Kentucky to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Articles by Cory

Trump Effect: Teaching Baltimore and the Power of Place

The places we call home can play a large part in the way we see ourselves—and the way others see us. The way you talk to your students about these places matters.

Arthur’s Gay Teacher and Other Stories Schools Won’t Tell

Local PBS networks’ refusal to air an episode of a children’s show featuring the marriage of two men speaks to a larger problem in our society—and our schools.

Teaching Stonewall

Stonewall’s history remains largely forgotten—and unknown among young people. In the cultural imagination, it remains shrouded in myth. But the true Stonewall story can be taught. Here’s how—and why.

Finding Resolve After the New Zealand Mosque Shootings

The mosque shootings in New Zealand may be far away, but this is an opportunity to help students understand and actively participate in a better tomorrow.
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