Elena Johnson

2022 Community Listening and Engagement Intern

Recent graduates now in college say focusing on mental health and support from outside groups can be helpful. 

Bans on LGBTQ discussion in schools are harmful for teens. How can you build community in your classroom this year? How can teachers support LGBTQ students? Here’s what some educators advise.

Eric Adams is making literacy a priority. Chalkbeat convened a panel, including educators and other experts, to find out what it will take to change the system.

Teachers had a difficult year, too. Show your appreciation by nominating the teacher who supported and inspired you this past school year.

This school year, students faced many challenges. How did the pandemic affect your perspective of higher education? Share your story

What’s your favorite book featuring an LGBTQ+ narrative or character? Tell Chalkbeat for Pride Month.