Joshua I. Stewart

Joshua I. Stewart earned his bachelor’s in political science and Hispanic studies from St. John's University in Minnesota. After graduating in 2013, he taught at an English language academy in Seoul, South Korea for a year, before working as a K-12 social studies and ESL teacher at an international school in Clark, Philippines. He now works as a digital media manager for brightbeam and Ed Post. Josh is passionate about cultural exchange, breaking down barriers between people and encouraging the next generation to adopt a global mindset.

Posts By Joshua I. Stewart


At Last, Minnesota May Embrace The Science of Reading

At the Minnesota capitol in St. Paul, hundreds of people–parents, children, educators, community leaders and elected officials–came together this week to insist their schools embrace the science of...

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Parents Storm D.C., Tell the GOP Whose Rights They Forgot in Their “Parents Bill of Rights”

This week, 75 parent activists from the National Parents Union, representing dozens of states, descended on Capitol Hill. They came to tell lawmakers the truth about H.R. 5, dubbed the “Parents Bill...

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Here's How the 'Brown' Decision Impacted Black Teachers

To close Black History Month 2020, brightbeam CEO Chris Stewart took to a Twitter thread to share some history on the Black teaching force in America. Specifically, the unintended consequences of the...

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Charter Schools

These Are the Students Who Inspired Us This Decade

With the end of the year fast approaching—and with it the closing of a decade—it is the perfect opportunity to look back and reflect on some of the stories we've had the privilege of sharing and...

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Special Education

#EdEquityChat Roundup: Is Education a Civil Right?

Yesterday evening, Education Post held an #EdEquityChat on Twitter based on answering the question, “Is Education a Civil Right?" In light of the current climate where Betsy DeVos and the Trump...

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School Funding

Local Property Taxes Will Never Be an Equitable Way to Fund Public Schools, But Here’s Something We Could Change Now That Would Help

A new report from EdBuild, Building Equity: Fairness in Property Tax Effort for Education, analyzes the way public schools are funded via property taxes and how this affects school funding equity....

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