Alexander Seeskin

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Director, To&Through Program

Chicago, Illinois

Alex Seeskin is the Director of the To&Through Project at the University of Chicago which aims to significantly increase high school and college completion for under-resourced students of color in Chicago and around the country.

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Posted July 23, 2021

This Fall, Let Building Authentic Relationships With Students Be the Best Incentive

In thousands of schools across the country this fall, adults will offer students everything from gift cards, to extra credit…

By Alexander Seeskin

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Posted Oct. 18, 2021

Times Are Tough. Asking Teachers to Get Tougher Isn’t the Answer.

Wednesday started out like any other; I left my house at 7:00 am to drive to my school campus, where I teach bilingual early childhood…

By Megan Hillegass

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Posted Oct. 18, 2021

Q&A With Alicia Dixon: Mutual Accountability Is a Stepping Stone on the Path to Justice

Alicia Dixon is executive director of the Marcus Foster Education Institute (MFEI). Since 1973, MFEI has been committed to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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Posted Oct. 19, 2021

Q&A With Dr. Chad Gestson: Phoenix’s Covid Numbers Transformed Our District For the Better

Dr. Chad Gestson leads the Phoenix Union High School District, which educates 29,000 students in 22 schools from 32 different ZIP codes in Arizona’s capital…

By Laura Waters

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