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Bruno V. Manno December 6, 2019
If we fail to improve our K-12 system, we limit opportunity for millions of students.
Jessica Tunney December 2, 2019
At TLC Public Charter School, students of diverse abilities thrive in classrooms of caring and creativity.
At Sovereign Community School, Phil Gover focuses on holistic wellness, culturally responsive teaching and equity for Native American students.
Dr. Richard Glass November 20, 2019
On Chicago’s South Side, Dr. Richard Glass has created a safe, joyful and culturally-affirming micro-school for boys of color.
Sheldon Alberts November 18, 2019
Michael Boone’s commitment to service drives his work at the Boys & Girls Club of Phillips County.
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It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
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March 23, 2018
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