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

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…

By Jervon Adams

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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