Helping Our Students (Re)write Their Stories

This is a blog post I wrote back in November that was featured on the City Year San José blog. In today’s data-driven education climate, it is often easy to lose the human aspect of what City Year Corps Members, teachers and school administrators signed up to do this year; to help reduce the achievement gap….

‘Member That Time Monday: You Only Turn 21 Once

‘Member that time I turned 21? Turning 21 is one of the most life-changing moments a young person can remember. It marks the ‘magical’ instant when you are suddenly able to physically (and legally) facilitate your alcohol intake. Growing up in a country in which the drinking age is 18 I never attributed too much…