Ryan Van Alfen

Guest Blogger

Co-Founder, Athlos Academies

Boise, Idaho

Ryan Van Alfen is a co-founder of Athlos Academies, a social venture started in Boise that provides sustainable solutions to charter schools in Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Minnesota, with more schools looking to join the partnership nationally in the next few years.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2016

Helping Charter Schools Find Student Success Beyond Academics

We recognize the importance of education, but what many may not recognize is the importance of certain skills and habits…

By Ryan Van Alfen, Jason Kotter

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Posted Nov. 18, 2021

If You’ve Been Silent About Child Justice, We Need You Now More Than Ever

We have a problem. The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a storm of challenges in policy and practice for public education; it also…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Nov. 22, 2021

Current Events Put Racism on Display, No Matter How Hard Some Try to Hide It

In the words of Mugatu, I feel like I’m taking crazy pills. Defense lawyers in the trial seeking justice for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 23, 2021

Not Every Kid Looks Forward to Holiday Breaks

As a kid, I didn’t look forward to the holidays as much as my classmates did because it meant more time in a home that…

By Kelly D. Holstine

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