Grounded: One Student’s Journey to Afford an Education
Overwhelmed by student loans and growing interest, an aspiring airline pilot struggles to finish his pilot training. He is one of the 43.4 million Americans who are in student loan debt.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
This English Teacher Believes in Care First, Content Second
YES Prep Northline Secondary teacher Dylan Lewis strives to make his Houston classroom a safe space for students.
Inequitable Tuition Places College Out of Reach for Some Dreamers
Undocumented students are priced out of college in Arizona and in other states where they are ineligible for in-state tuition.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.
Afro-Latinx Students Navigate Racism and Erasure in the Classroom
Schools need more resources and data to ensure Afro-Latinx students are being represented and understood.
If You Aren’t Black, What Are You?
What does it feel like to be Black and Latina in a classroom when intersectional identity often isn’t perceived?
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Day of the Dead Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
The Push to Expand Access to Teacher Certification for DACAmented Educators
Many states are struggling to recruit teachers—while also blocking DACA recipients from leading classrooms.