Jervon Adams

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Student, Austin Polytechnical Academy High School

Chicago, Illinois

Jervon Adams, Jr., 17, is a rising senior at Austin Polytechnical Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. He is currently completing his summer internship at AECOM.

He will star in a documentary titled “A Better Mind” releasing later this year.

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Posted July 24, 2015
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Getting a Head Start on College

No one else in my school has ever taken a dual-credit class. I wanted to set the example and be…

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Posted Apr. 17, 2017
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It’s Bigger Than Teaching, It’s Love: How KIPP Is Getting Students To and Through College

KIPP Through College addresses the seemingly small, often overlooked hardships that can derail low-income, first-generation college students.…

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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A Candid Convo With a Chicago Principal Who Says Black Boys Learn Best When Success Looks Like Them

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a student…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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This Parent-Friendly Tool for Checking School Grades Could Go National

Do your kids go to a good school? “Good” depends on who you ask, of course, but if you’re interested in knowing how well a…

By Lane Wright

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