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Mitchell Chester Believed in Second Chances And I am So Grateful For That

By Holland Landy On the morning of June 27, 2017, I was about a week into my summer break, sitting on my couch having my morning coffee when news broke that Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Commissioner Mitchell Chester had passed away. He had been appointed to the Massachusetts state board of education as… Continue reading Mitchell Chester Believed in Second Chances And I am So Grateful For That

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Eva Moskowitz: An Imperfect Warrior For Kids

Very few people in America can say that they have, unequivocally, changed the game for black children in the city where they live.  But Eva Moskowitz can. As the founder and CEO of Success Academy, the largest charter school network in New York City, she has proven that race and income based achievement gaps can… Continue reading Eva Moskowitz: An Imperfect Warrior For Kids