Gabby Dixon

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Senior, Perspectives Charter Schools

Chicago, Illinois

Gabby Dixon is a senior at Perspectives Charter Schools Rodney D. Joslin campus in Chicago, where she serves on student government and is a member of the National Honor Society. She plans to attend Loyola University in September.

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Posted Jan. 28, 2016

Student Praise for a Chicago High School Where Everybody Knows Your Name

When you go to school, you should never feel like just another seat in the class. Everyone in the school…

By Gabby Dixon

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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

We Can’t Protect Our Students From Racism, But We Can Prepare Them to Combat and Reject It

On January 6, when an angry mob stormed the Capitol, I was in the middle of teaching my 7th grade English language arts students about…

By Travon Jefferson

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

Lindsay Singer and Ashley McCall are both third grade teachers at Cesar Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago. Lindsay teaches mathematics and inquiry. And Ashley…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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