Let’s Expand the Possibilities of Learning for All Children in Colorado

When asked to describe a typical school day, many students will paint a familiar picture consisting of a core of English, math, social studies, and science courses, along with physical education, a foreign language, and perhaps a creative arts elective. After the final bell rings, they likely attend clubs or extra-curricular experiences that align with their interests and passions.  Though…

If you’re headed to college this fall, here’s four tips to make your first year as successful as mine

When I started at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) this past fall as a first-generation college student from Denver, I knew I was in for a big transition. While many of my fellow classmates had parents to help them adjust to the unfamiliar world of college, I was essentially alone when I got to campus. But I was extremely fortunate to…

It wasn’t until I enrolled in a charter school that the future I desired started to become a reality

As a naturally quiet person, it was easy for me to be overlooked in the classroom when I was younger. Although I was born in the United States, I spent my childhood in a Tibetan exile community in India and only knew a few words of English when I moved to Denver as a fourth grader. Throughout elementary and middle…