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Our Children Were Born For This

As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I am featuring the voices of my students. These students are the children Dr. King wrote about in his writings on education that our children were born for this. On his 90th birthday celebration, the challenges Dr. King spoke about are still relevant. Immigration and poverty impact how children learn…

Is Public Education Fulfilling Its Purpose?

In 1947, Dr.King addressed in a short essay, “The Purpose of Education!” After reading Dr. King’s short essay on education his question to me feels even more relevant now than ever. “Is education fulfilling its purpose?” Dr. King urged Americans to work harder to ensure that all children, innocent souls, have a fair and equitable opportunity to learn in order for them…