I Thought People Like Me Didn’t Go to Ivy League Schools. I Proved Myself Wrong.
Last year, during my senior year at IDEA Quest College Preparatory in Edinburg, Texas, I asked my brother, Danny, where I should apply to college.… More
Black, Proud and Pro-School Choice: Sorry, I’m Not Sorry
In ratifying a resolution to issue a moratorium on charter schools, the NAACP—despite its storied history of defending the civil rights of Black and Brown… More
I Did Everything I Could to Reach This Student But I Still Lost Him to the Streets
Three years ago this September, Marquise* walked in on the opening day of school at Baker College Prep and carried himself with the quiet confidence… More