Asiya Browne

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Student

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Asiya Browne, a Minneapolis native and recent STEP Academy graduate is an incoming freshman at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Asiya is currently majoring in Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance and minoring in Arabic.

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Posted Aug. 19, 2020

Dual-Credit Classes Opened Up a Whole New World for Me

As I went through high school, I became increasingly aware that I needed to take advantage of the time, as…

By Asiya Browne

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Posted Dec. 4, 2020

Higher Education Is the New Poverty Pimp

I’ve been wanting to get this off my chest for a while and here it is—higher education is the new poverty pimp in Black communities…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Dec. 1, 2020

Why I Gave My Son Permission to Drop Out of High School

We see a child in a maple treeWe’re watching him climb,You and I.You say, “Come down,You’ll hurt yourself!”I say, “Go upYou’re touching the sky!” –…

By Alina Adams

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