Claudia Klein

Guest Blogger

Graduate, Plainwell High School

Plainwell, Michigan

Claudia Klein, 18, recently graduated from Plainwell High School in Michigan, and will attend Hope College in Holland, Michigan, this fall.

She describes herself as “forever an optimist, passionately open-minded, a brain recovery expert since I was 10 and world’s greatest car singer.”

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Posted June 22, 2015

From Wheelchair to Walking: A Student’s Road to Graduation

What did it take to graduate despite facing adversity? For me, the question was more like, “What did I have…

By Claudia Klein

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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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