More Students Are Becoming Activists. Teachers Can Help Strengthen Their Voice.

January 21, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Clara immediately stood out as a different sort of high school student—and yet, she was a type of different I have started to spot more and more.

When I first encountered Clara, she was applying to the feminist pre-college program I direct at Tulane University called Newcomb Summer Session. Her application essay opened with an anecdote from her sophomore English class: She noticed that every author on the class reading list was a “dead, straight, white male,” as she summarized it.

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