Alumni Stories

A school cafeteria lunch
June 12, 2018
Because at some point we all put ketchup on Cheez-Its and called it lunch. Right?
By
Joel Serin-Christ
A woman walking in front of murals
Joelle Formato is a native Buffalonian and the founder of Persistence Prep, slated to open in fall 2018
Shawna Stanley
June 8, 2018
By
Leah Fabel
A woman smiling
June 11, 2018
As Maria Montessori’s methods gain popularity in public pre-K and elementary classrooms, educators are beginning to understand how (and why) the philosophy translates to high school, too.
By
Leah Fabel
Two women standing
Girls Network founders Becca Dean (left) and Charly Young
photo provided by the Girls Network
June 11, 2018
A mentoring program founded by two former teachers-turned-social entrepreneurs aims to give low-income girls the mojo they need to succeed.
By
Leah Fabel
An illustration of a thought bubble with a suitcase
June 11, 2018
We asked educators: If money were no object and every permission slip was signed, where in the world (or beyond) would you take your students?
By
Paula Ann Solis
Two women talking in front of a window.
While meeting with Arlene Sanchez (left), the guide who is helping her navigate the school system, Orthelande Jean learned that even before her son starts school, he may be eligible to get help with his speech.
Emily Schiffer
June 11, 2018
A handful of companies are starting to provide a novel benefit: a coach to help parents navigate school and higher ed systems
By
Ting Yu
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June 11, 2018
The corps experience creates powerful bonds. That network keeps on giving post-corps.
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