Myles McMurchy

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Student, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Myles McMurchy joined the Alliance for Excellent Education in June 2015 as a policy and advocacy intern. Prior to joining the Alliance, he taught eighth-grade writing at Breakthrough Collaborative in San Francisco. A Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar, Myles was invited in July 2015 to speak at the White House to high school students about higher education as part of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative.

He is a senior at Dartmouth College studying history and public policy with a concentration in education policy.

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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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