Teacher Voice

For Students “Let Down by the System,” This Teacher Sees Opportunity

Isaiah Sago is a sixth-grade algebra and geometry teacher at Dorothy Johnson Community Day School in Los Angeles. He recently answered some questions on the Educators 4 Excellence blog to share his journey through teaching and why he remains in the field.
The reason I stay in the profession, in large part, is the school in which I teach. My students have been let down by the system, and I have the immense opportunity and responsibility to help change their lives.
Hanna Grace Frank
Hanna Frank was Education Post’s Social Media Manager and before that she worked with Organizing For Action, a non-profit organization that advocates for President Barack Obama’s political agenda. She wrote and edited content for the organization’s various social media platforms, including the official Barack Obama Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as BarackObama.com. Hanna attended Illinois ...

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