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‘Warrior Teacher’ Jonathan Johnson ’10 Leads a Revolution in Urban Education – The innovative school he just launched in New Orleans prepares students for college and for tech success. The innovative school he just launched in New Orleans prepares students for college and for tech success.

It begins on a mid-August Monday in a neighborhood of this revitalized city that’s mostly sleeping out the heat. Fifteen high school students – nine girls and six boys, all African Americans – signed up for this...

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Fearless Identity – Amid violence against transgender individuals nationally, 4 Chapman friends build a safe space for gender expression. Amid violence against transgender individuals nationally, 4 Chapman friends build a safe space for gender expression.

We’re sprawled on the floor in the living room, sweating out the end-of-September Orange County heat. I’ve arrived late on a Sunday night after the roommates’ first house meeting, nearly a month into Chapman’s fall...

Lisa Cupolo looks at dyslexia as a gift

  “If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” Juan Ramón Jiménez Our 8-year-old daughter Lila will tell you she’s dyslexic, usually within a short time after meeting her. She’ll ask you if you’re dyslexic...