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Schools that Change Young People’s Lives

Schools that Change Young People’s Lives By Tony Monfiletto, Director, Future Focused Education | September 21, 2017  “These are stark realities for young people without high school diplomas, and it’s a hard but worthwhile road for young people to find a way to graduate even with the deck stacked against them.” Every day at the Leadership Schools, we see students …

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Authenticity in the Classroom

Authenticity in the Classroom By Christina Rodriguez, Generation Justice Fellow | September 7, 2017  “We’re not teaching to a test, we’re teaching students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers. We’re teaching them to do something right now, and not wait around until they’re college graduates.” It’s 2002 in Little Rock, Arkansas. A young soldier from Angie, Louisiana asks this …