It's a Year of Purpose in the fight for equity in education.
Jesse Hagopian teaches ethnic studies and English language arts at Seattle’s Garfield High School. He is a member of the Seattle Education Association and of the social justice caucus Social Equity Educators (SEE). Jesse is an editor for Rethinking Schools magazine, a writer for the Zinn Education Project and the director of the Black Education Matters Student Activist Award. Jesse is the co-editor of the books “Black Lives Matter At School: An Uprising for Educational Justice” and “Teaching for Black Lives” and editor of the book “More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High Stakes Testing.” You can follow Jesse on Twitter, @jessedhagopian, or his blog, www.IAmAnEducator.com.