By Rich Perez
Does Undocumented Mean Unwanted?
Today there are 11.1 million undocumented immigrants in our country. They are given few optio
In Education, Environment Is Everything
Schools where students feel safe, engaged and connected to their teachers are also schools that have narrower
Keeping It Real
Because of the intensity of the theory of change work Exodus is doing, the high school schedule has changed, as the team focuses on b
Doubt Is Not The Opposite of Faith
Research has shown that optimism and belief systems can influence outcomes. Matching students with positive adult
Give Up A Seat, or A Saturday?
We all come from different backgrounds and life journeys, and so true sacrifice - true giving up of life - looks diffe
What Going Back To $chool Costs
Decades ago, a student beginning a new year may have bought some new pencils, a pack of looseleaf, and if lucky, a ne
What You Know vs. What You Believe
Taking a ho-hum attitude toward the millions of kids from impoverished backgrounds streaming into our public schoo
Visions of Being Brave
Brave Movement founders Lenox Cedeno and Manny Dominguez met in high school and bonded as best friends over a shared love of
Word Up A True Community Bookstore
Word Up is an oasis in Washington Heights, an area in uptown Manhattan that would otherwise be a "book desert."
Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Is So Important
Character development is a key part of a child's growth, and in fact can influence their success in school.