Author: Nadra Nittle

Nadra Nittle is an education reporter for 19th News. She was previously a senior reporter for Civil Eats and a staff reporter for Vox Media and the Long Beach Press-Telegram, where she covered K-12 education. She has a master’s degree in teaching, and her writing has also appeared in publications including The Guardian, Business Insider, The Atlantic, BBC News, NBC News and EdSource.

“I Can Be An Example” Originally published by The 19th We’re telling the untold stories of women, women of color and LGBTQ+ people. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Middle school principal Raquel Martinez can relate to the farmworker families in her Pasco, Washington, community because she came from one herself. Principal of Isaac Stevens Middle School, Martinez is the first Latina to be elected president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Board of Directors in the organization’s 107-year history. The NASSP advocates for school and student leaders at the school district level all the way to Capitol Hill,…

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