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Generation All Hosts the First Neighborhood High School Principals Summit

On August 17, Generation All welcomed principals from neighborhood public high schools throughout Chicago.  Beatriz Ponce de León, Generation All’s executive director, and Troy LaRaviere, the president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association opened the summit by presenting about their respective organizations and the roles principals can play in advancing more equity in education. Mr. LaRaviere explained CPAA's new structure of both issue and CPS network based groups, emphasizing the importance of principals coming together to solve mutual issues. Principals then…

Reflections on High School

I attended high school in a small town in the suburbs outside of New York City. It was the typical suburban school experience in many ways: students came from within the one square-mile boundary, we had cafeteria cliques, book fairs, and annual pep rallies. I started kindergarten with the same 160 classmates with whom I graduated, after attending the same elementary, middle and high schools. My experience was also different from others’ in the suburbs. In my second-grade class of…