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Charter Schools

One Fight Almost Ruined My Chances of Going to College

“I’m sorry, Rikiyah, but we have to expel you. You can come back to Baker next school year.” My heart dropped out of my stomach; the room started to spin. I felt bile rise up in my throat. I started...

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Teaching

I'm Over Staying Silent About the Inequities in Our Schools That Impact Poor and Students of Color

In many ways, the election seems like a lifetime ago. I recall that the weather on the weekend before election day was gorgeous. I was lucky enough to attend the Educators for Excellence Declaration...

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Charter Schools

We Got Rid of 'No Excuses' Discipline and Student Achievement Has Never Been Higher

This fall I had the privilege of attending a convening hosted by the U.S. Department of Education on the cultural practices of schools across the United States. I was pleasantly surprised to hear the...

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Student Voice

I Go to a Catholic High School and It's Changed My Life

After spending my elementary and middle school years in public schools, I stumbled upon a private school called Don Bosco Cristo Rey in Washington, D.C., part of the Cristo Rey Network of 30 schools...

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Student Voice

I'm Fed Up With the Dakota Access Pipeline So My School Helped Me Write a Speech About It

Christina Torres was inspired to write this speech on the Dakota Access Pipeline after completing coursework influenced by the Common Core State Standards at the Academy for Global Citizenship. Click...

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Diversity

I Was at the 'Hamilton' Performance With Mike Pence and I Saw Something You Didn't See on Twitter

By the time I was running down 46th Street to the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City this past Friday night, I’d been consuming all things "Hamilton" for months. I had the book. I’d watched...

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