Alex King

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Student

Chicago, Illinois

Alex King recently graduated from North Lawndale College Prep in Chicago. As a member of his school’s Peace Warriors program, Alex has been a leading student voice against gun violence in America’s schools and communities.

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Posted June 13, 2018

It’s Time to End Violence and Create Beloved Communities

As a young man in Chicago, I can tell you that sometimes, being listened to is all you need. It…

By Alex King

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Posted Jan. 19, 2020

Dr. King Would Have Shined a Light on the Shame of ‘Progressive’ Cities. So Should We.

On the day that the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was taken in 1968, he had become increasingly focused on the least of…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Jan. 27, 2020

Better Charter School Laws Can Help Families Win a Ticket Out of Poverty. Here’s Who’s Getting It Right.

As a tribute to National School Choice Week, one of the most empowering weeks of the year for parents, today, the National Alliance for Public…

By Todd Ziebarth

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Posted Jan. 27, 2020

What Happens When a Good Public Charter School Can’t Get a Building

Imagine that your 15-year-old daughter is enrolled in a public high school that you both chose for its affirmative culture and impressive academics. Your daughter—let’s…

By Laura Waters

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