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Category Archives: students who lack opportunity

Equity vs. Equality

Is there a way for all students, no matter their various starting points, to reach benchmarks. Melissa answers the question by sharing what she’s learned recently about equity.

November 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Potato Perspective

Even potatoes can teach a lesson. Melissa K. Smith shows how the role of potatoes in the lives of some students have taught her about gratitude and the art of sharing.

November 18, 2015 · 6 Comments

In a Minute {a video}

It only takes a minute to change the course of a child’s life. Melissa Smith received some money she wanted to use to further education in the economically repressed southern … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

When Opportunity Forgets to Knock

What if we changed just one thing about our past—where we were born, for example?  I could be exactly the same person with my love of learning but be excluded … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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