Jeremy Griffin (left), 7th grade ELA resident at The Soulsville Charter SchoolJordan Johns (right), 2nd grade resident at Frayser-Corning Achievement Elementary Jeremy and Jordan, residents in the Class of 2021, reflect on some serious and silly aspects of their teaching journey. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BECOME...

Follow justice and justice alone, so that you may live and possess the land the Lord your God is giving you. -Deuteronomy 16:20 Freedom and injustice have been at odds with each other throughout our nation’s history.  Our historic and privileged documents promise freedom, liberty and justice for...

Read more about what MTR residents, graduates, and alumni are up to! Neven Holland, MTR Class of 2015Neven wrote a piece for The Hechinger Report about how he creates a safe and supportive virtual classroom for his 4th-grade students. The article entitled, “TEACHER VOICE: My students will...

Juneteenth. Freedom Day. Jubilee Day. Liberation Day. The longest-running African-American holiday. A symbolic day that commemorates the end of slavery.⁣It was on June 19, 1865, that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had...

Black Lives Matter. Educate yourself. Take ownership of your learning in order to understand systemic racism and the work that needs to be done, internally and externally, to bring about change.⁣ As you are learning, please explore this list of resources suggested by MTR educators, staff,...