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Lisa Arrastia,

Lisa Arrastia

Lisa Arrastia, PhD, is the Founding Director of The Ed Factory, a former teacher, school leader, and founder, and she is the curator of the transmedia project Young People’s Archive, East Side Freedom Library, an oral history remix collection designed to listen across difference for the purpose of listening to understand.

Articles by this author

 

Letter to My Student Teachers on a Day of Yet Another School Mass Shooting in America

While some will call for greater discipline, more resource officers, and paying for "threat assessments," I will call for love and uplift you, the teachers in public pre-k-12 schools.

Lisa Arrastia ·


Schools Can No Longer Be Our Social Safety Net

Teachers are not social workers, police, doctors, or psychotherapists. They are educators. 

Lisa Arrastia ·


Teaching Under Covid: NY School-Reopening Guidance Highlights the Need for a Radical, Uniform National Response to Covid-19

We need a radical plan for the public, even though care for all shouldn’t be such a radical notion.

Lisa Arrastia ·

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