Call for Submissions: Banned! Voices from the Classroom

Ms. Classroom wants to hear from educators and students being impacted by legislation attacking public and higher education, gender, race and sexuality studies, activism and social justice in education, and diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

What? A series of op-eds and personal reflections from those being impacted by recent U.S. legislation attacking public education; higher education; gender, race and sexuality studies; activism and social justice in education; and diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

Who? Anyone in an educational institution affected by restrictive legislation, as well as those who have success stories about learning/teaching/administration in the areas most widely impacted by recent attacks on education. This includes students, teachers, administrators, staff, instructors, adjuncts and professors of all grade levels and ranks.

Where? Posts will be published on and the Ms. classroom site, and will be freely available and open-access.

How? Submit pitches and/or completed draft op-eds and reflections (between 500–800 words) to Aviva Dove-Viebahn at

Find the series here.