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Video: This Denver Teacher Believes All Kids Can Achieve

Denver teacher Matthew Johnson believes that ALL students can achieve at a high level, and he works hard every day to give his kids the support they need to get there.
If we believe that students can achieve at a higher level, they will step up to that challenge. However, if we keep the bar low, they're going to do the same thing subconsciously, and lower their expectations for themselves.
If you agree with Mr. Johnson, take a moment to share his words with someone you think could benefit from this great teacher's perspective. The America Achieves Fellowship wants to be your go-to source for expert teachers and principals. If you ever want to talk to a teacher to learn how education policies play out in the classroom, let us know. We'd love to help!
This post is adapted from a statement made by America Achieves' Fellowship Team.
Charlie Cummings
Charlie Cummings is the senior director of the America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals and the founding partner of Educator Voice Strategies. His career began as a fifth-grade teacher in St. Louis, where he started an after-school sports club to teach students how to play ...

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