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Reimagining Education

A blog about pushing past the status quo in how we school our youth. Honest, data-backed, stakeholder-driven, and relentlessly committed to kids. 

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My students lived lives filled with tragedies and realities that most adults would be traumatized by. For the first semester of my first year of teaching, I would get in my car some days and just cry.If you love someone, you can’t bear to see them go through pain the way many of my students had in their short lives. My kids confided everything in me. I taught English, a subject that gives ample room for self-reflection and storytelling. Their narratives were often thrilling, heart wrenching, and moving. They didn’t hold back—like writing their stories was cathartic. They needed to be heard. They needed someone to see where they’d been, and, more importantly, how far they’d come despite it or