Every Kid Needs a Champion

“We know why kids dropout – we know why kids don’t learn. It’s either poverty, low attendance, negative peer influences – we know why. But one of the things that…

Harper High School

This American Life is a long-running radio program on National Public Radio. Each week they choose a theme and put together stories that loosely tie to that theme. Last year…

On Being Wrong

Kathryn Schulz, a journalist and writer, says in her 2011 TED Talk that by the time we’re 9 years old, we’ve been indoctrinated to believe that being wrong equals being…

The Electric-Blue Slide

Ron Clark never intended to be a teacher. In fact, the only reason he ever set foot in a classroom in the first place was because his mom convinced him…