Emmanuel-John Balmonte Batayola

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Student

Chicago, Illinois

Emmanuel is a senior at Rickover Naval Academy and plans to attend University of Arizona in the fall.

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Posted May 1, 2015

Dear High School, We’re Breaking Up

May 1 marks a rite of passage for many high school seniors across America: National College Decision Day, where students…

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Posted Mar. 31, 2020

Millions of Low-Income Students Are Being Denied Access to Internet

Access to public education is now a fundamental right. All 50 states mandate public education in their state constitutions. Once states made public education compulsory,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Mar. 31, 2020

Now Is the Perfect Time for White Teachers to Do ‘The Work’ of Anti-Racism

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted, well, everything, but at times I find that I have more time to communicate, virtually if necessary, with family and…

By Jay Wamsted

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Posted Mar. 30, 2020

Parents, Stop Freaking Out, Teachers Aren’t Perfect Either

This year, there will be no more school bells. There will be no more pencils to sharpen or papers to pass out. There will be…

By Angela Graham

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