Giving Compass' Take:

• The Hechinger Report discusses all sides to the teachers war, policies, strikes etc., and what areas are getting support or lack thereof. 

• Considering our educational system in America is extremely vast and encountering different problems, how best can donors drive more awareness and support to certain areas in need? 

Here's an article on the war on public schools in America. 

TULSA, Oklahoma — On a fall morning in 2018, veteran technology teacher Abraham Kamara was working with his robotics team at Memorial Junior High School when Tulsa school superintendent Deborah Gist entered the classroom with a TV news crew. Gist was there to surprise Kamara with the school year’s first Golden Apple Award, recognizing him as one of Tulsa’s “outstanding teachers.”

“We have heard so much about everything you do … making sure your kids have all the tools they need to be successful,” said Gist, her exuberance matched by the candy-apple red blazer she wore for the occasion. Handing him the palm-sized trophy, she continued, “We also recognize that you go above and beyond in this room, often at your own expense,” adding that the award comes with a $500 classroom grant.

Read the full article about switching sides in the teachers war by Amadou Diallo at The Hechinger Report