Anton Brown

Guest Blogger

Student, Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

Anton Brown is a native of New Orleans who graduated from Cohen College Prep in 2014 and now attends Bates College in Maine, where he studies sociology and plans to work to reduce prison recidivism.

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Posted Aug. 24, 2015

I Found My Second Family at a New Orleans High School

Ten years ago, if someone would have told me that I would be studying sociology at Bates College in Maine…

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

Black Kids Don’t Need a Handout or a Shortcut, They Just Need Schools That Work

Outrage: Black Kids Are Dumb, Poor and Incapable of Success Do y’all remember the line from “The Color Purple,” “I’m poor, I’m Black…I may even…

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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

Why We Need to Stop Thinking About Students in Terms of Strengths and Weaknesses

My son is a freshman in high school and this felt like my first report card pick up all over again. While I have access…

By LeeAndra Khan

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

D.C.’s School Report Cards Set a New Standard for Community Engagement

As parents dropping our children off at school, many of us may wonder, will they have a good day? Will they do their best? Will…

By Mike Magee

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