Author: Osel Carlek

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…