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David Andrew Tow is a high school English, social science, and environmental leadership teacher and six-time teacher of the year at Terra Linda High School, a public school just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. He is a current member of the National Humanities Center’s Teacher Advisory Council and a former Fulbright Distinguished Teacher to Finland, where he studied how schools can help reinforce and reproduce inclusive civic identity and practices. David holds degrees in philosophy, cross-cultural education, and English literature, and writes on popular culture, contemporary literature, and school reform. Currently, he is a doctoral student in the University of San Francisco’s International and Multicultural Education program, with an emphasis on Human Rights Education. His research aims to develop a mechanism for evaluating school performance that focuses on human rights and emphasizes the centrality of marginalized communities in both the evaluation and program improvement process.

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