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Honest, real, fun conversations with trailblazing educators and their experience with the system.

Parent Teacher Conferences

In a “Micro School” in Washington, a Teacher Works at the Pace of His Students

Mike Meadows remembers a student he taught English at Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland, just about 10 miles outside of Washington, DC. The student was quiet and rarely talked. Meadows worried he wasn’t getting through to her. In a classroom of 30 students, it was easy for her to get lost in the […]

Parent Teacher Conferences

Writing the Playbook: Allowing every kid to overcome any challenge

Emma Stoker, a 35-year-old mom of 12-year-old son Dylan knows challenges only too well. For years she has fought against a system that isolated her son and disrupted her family life. In the following interview, she tells how she finally figured out a way to help Dylan not just survive, but thrive in education. Emma […]

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