Coshandra Dillard is a senior writer for Learning for Justice. Before joining LFJ, she was a freelance writer and magazine editor. She also worked as a health journalist for more than eight years. Additionally, Coshandra has experience in the classroom, having served as a substitute teacher for grades K-12. You can follow her on Twitter @CoshandraD_LFJ.

Articles by Coshandra

A Different Kind of Pedagogy

Process drama, which encourages students to play with inquiry, brings content to life for students. Here’s how it looked in one high school classroom in Ohio.

Parent Dress Code Fail: When Respectability Disrespects Families

The idea of a dress code for parents—like the one at Houston's James Madison High School—should bother us all. Schools need to engage with families as partners in students’ education, not troublemakers to control.

Hate at School: March 2019

Hate incidents last month included threats and even violence. We’ve got to do better.

Hate at School: February 2019

Instead of lessons about black history and culture, February brought slurs, blackface, threats and even violence at some U.S. schools.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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