“Two of my friends are already being sent out of my program back to their district school because they could not keep their grades high enough. It was hard to see them struggle and not receive much help from the school administration — so often, the solution was just to dismiss them and send them to the guidance counselor — instead of trying to better understand what was going on in their lives, and figure out how the school could help.” — Ethan
This website is dedicated to the valuable lessons we can learn from students’ own experiences about how to create better schools. Decisions about schooling are often made without listening deeply to students themselves. But students are in the best position to understand what they need in order to do well in school.
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