Claudia Klein

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Guest Blogger

Graduate, Plainwell High School

Plainwell, Michigan

Claudia Klein, 18, recently graduated from Plainwell High School in Michigan, and will attend Hope College in Holland, Michigan, this fall.

She describes herself as “forever an optimist, passionately open-minded, a brain recovery expert since I was 10 and world’s greatest car singer.”

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Posted June 22, 2015
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From Wheelchair to Walking: A Student’s Road to Graduation

What did it take to graduate despite facing adversity? For me, the question was more like, “What did I have…

By Claudia Klein

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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