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Why Do We Want a Scholarship Endowment for Refugee Students?

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  For those who don’t know me, my name is Brian Huskie. I’m a teacher in an urban school district and as of this writing I’ve been there for eight years, five of which I’ve taught English Language Learners. Before … Continue reading

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Five Ways Teachers Waste Their Time

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  My name is Brian Huskie, I’m a National Board Certified English teacher, I’ve been teaching for nine years in an urban school district, and I spend an obscene proportion of my day busily wasting time. After some reflection, I … Continue reading

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Students Need to Do More Than Opt Out. They Need to Strike.

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Thank you Peter DeWitt for this post. Ghandi said, “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” Some version of that was in my head and on my heart when I left the school building around … Continue reading

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Thank you SUNY!

Thank you Kay Broughton, Taras Kufel, and everyone else at SUNY for making this alumni piece happen, and for bringing awareness to our refugees and to this project:   http://blog.suny.edu/2015/06/from-conflict-to-classroom-an-alum-is-working-to-give-students-a-chance/   You guys are the best!

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The Refugee Scholarship Fund, Interview

Thank you WAMC for helping me to get the word out! http://wamc.org/post/albany-teacher-seeks-scholarship-program-refugees  

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