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A Chicago Teacher’s Struggle to Get Kids to College in a Culture of Violence and Fear

A Chicago Teacher’s Struggle to Get Kids to College in a Culture of Violence and Fear

Not so long ago, I learned that one of my former students, a fun-loving, academically strong kid who is now in high school, had a… More

5 Questions Every Black Parent Needs to Ask Their Child’s Teacher and School

5 Questions Every Black Parent Needs to Ask Their Child’s Teacher and School

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program were… More

After Vergara, We Still Need to Do Right by Our Latino Children

After Vergara, We Still Need to Do Right by Our Latino Children

Editor’s note: Readers should consider two recent developments related to the Vergara case referenced by the author. On May 24, the former students who originally challenged teacher… More

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