Barato Britt

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Executive Director, Leadership and Legacy Academy

Indianapolis, Indiana

Barato Britt has an accomplished record in journalism, education management, marketing, public relations and non-profit management, Britt has committed much of his professional career to community empowerment. He currently serves as the executive director of the Leadership and Legacy Academy. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Center is a 75 year-old institution that provides wrap around services for over 3,000 low-income families in urban Indianapolis. Britt is a current member of the Board of Directors for KIPP Indy Schools.

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

By Gina Caneva

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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