Features

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June 11, 2018
Residents of Lorain, Ohio, defend its rich history and community spirit, while outsiders hear only about its missteps and failures. As a new leader steps in, students weigh in.
By
Leah Fabel
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June 11, 2018
When the criminal justice system snares the victims of human trafficking, Amy Martoche uses her judicial powers not to incarcerate them, but to give them a new start.
By
Leah Fabel
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A mural of César Chávez welcomes students at the Chicago elementary school bearing his name. Over the past seven years, principal Barton Dassinger and his team have led the South Side neighborhood school to some of the best outcomes in the city.
Kristan Lieb
February 12, 2018
Is Principal Autonomy Part of the Secret to Boosting Student Achievement?
By
Leah Fabel
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February 2, 2018
A remarkable woman who grew up in foster care shares her story.
By
Ting Yu
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February 1, 2018
Many foster children are ill-served by traditional school structures, but Mott Haven Academy in the Bronx is helping those students beat the odds.
By
Ting Yu
Four people pose for a photo inside Little Manila.
Little Manila Rising is often a gathering place outside of school for us History students. Lange Luntao is joined by (l to r) Tafari Lee, Celin Corpuz, and Bethany Alana McBurney.
Talia Herman
January 30, 2018
In Stockton, California, the grandchildren of farmworkers who fed the nation are discovering their history.
By
Susan Brenna
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October 11, 2017
The city’s complicated, deep-rooted issues will not easily be solved. For these locals, that makes the challenge even more worth the taking.
By
Leah Fabel