Meet Me Inside, Meet Me Inside

The students already dispersed. They left desks misaligned, books out-of-place, looseleaf discarded, and the only adult in the room weary. Last period is almost always exhausting, but, after a week of filing, organizing, and getting …

Superpower [A Tough Love]

I’m not here to convince you I’m perfect. I’m here to convince you I’m not. There’s a school in my old neighborhood that took the time to set up a book study, read my book, …

Why I Will March (Stand For Something)

On March 4th, 2017 from 9:30 to 12:30, I’m marching with the Alliance for Quality Education and their broad coalition. There’s a billion reasons for me to march. Let me make a tiny list, though: …