Educator & Student Voices
Speak Truth students analyze wealth inequalities in the modern age, as seen through the lens of A Christmas Carol.
How has gentrification impacted you? Many students at this Speak Truth session spoke of the impacts on the communities they call home.
Students debated the efficacy of cancel culture in this recent Speak Truth discussion, noting its particular implications for their generation.
On Thursday, November 5, students from throughout the greater Washington, DC area gathered to discuss the topic, “COVID and Voter Suppression.”
“I think it’s so important that we don’t bubble wrap things for teenagers. We deserve the provocative.” – Adena, Elizabeth Seton High School, 12th Grade
This is the moment to ensure our students experience an education in which they engage in civic discourse, active listening, and thoughtful debate, on topics that are comfortable and those that are uncomfortable.
Cheyenne Gartin is a teacher at Paul Public Charter school where she is a new teacher on staff. She shared the following insights with us and with students during a recent Speak Truth seminar.
What do young people think about the state of mental health in the United States? In our latest Speak Truth seminar we found out.
The opportunity to engage in discussion around issues that impact their lives happens too infrequently for students, but Speak Truth offers a safe space for doing so.
Frustration, failure, and challenge are a necessary part of growth. And if you let them, they can lead you to smarter, stronger outcomes.