Franchesca Warren, Author at The Educators Room

About Franchesca Warren

For fifteen years Franchesca taught English/Language Arts in two urban districts in Atlanta, Georgia, and Memphis, Tennessee. Increasingly frustrated with decisions being made about public education from people who were not in the classroom, in 2012 she decided to start a blog about what it was really like to teach in public schools. In the last four years, The Educator's Room has grown to become the premiere source for resources, tools, and strategies for all things teaching and learning. To learn more about Franchesca Warren's work, please visit www.franchescalanewarren.com.

Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching in K-12 Schools

Next week, join The Educator’s Room with Founder Franchesca Warren to discuss issues in education and America’s history of systemic racism and how schools perpetuate it. In “Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching In K-12 Schools” a one-night town hall that begins Friday, June 19, Warren will talk with black teachers, activists, thought leaders, and more about this [...]

By |2020-06-15T19:49:24-04:00June 14th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|36 Comments

Urban Districts Warn That 275,000 Teacher Jobs Could Be At Risk Due to COVID-19

In an unprecedented move, the Council of Greater City schools drafted a letter asking Congress for emergency funding of $200+ billion for the upcoming school year. Without this aid, the group says that an estimated 275,000 teachers may lose their jobs due to a combined loss in state and local revenues in large, city school [...]

By |2020-04-30T22:54:27-04:00April 30th, 2020|Current Events in Education, Featured|0 Comments

Secretary Betsy DeVos Releases Statement on ‘Inexcusable’ NAEP Results

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2018 Civics, Geography, and U.S. History Assessments for 8th Graders: "America's antiquated approach to education is creating a generation of future leaders who will not have a foundational understanding of what makes this country exceptional. We cannot [...]

By |2020-04-23T13:31:51-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Featured|1 Comment