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Scheduling at Yates

Jalesha Bass, Jack Yates High School, Class of 2017 My concern about Jack Yates High School is the way the schedules are set up. This year, they are really difficult … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

What Magnet Schools Mean to Me

Raquel Douglas, Carnegie Vanguard, 2015 Here, I found no solitude, only the solace of indispensable interactions. Here, though the building’s bricks were decaying and the air conditioning was faulty at … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Note on Music Education in Elementary Schools

Lauren Nyquist, Carnegie Vanguard, 2016 With the release of the bestselling book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua in 2011, it is easy for me to understand … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why HISD Should Abolish Magnet Schools

Raquel Douglas, Carnegie Vanguard, 2015 I’m a senior at one of the most thriving magnet schools in HISD, Carnegie Vanguard. I’ve gone here for four years. Coming here has, without … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 12 Comments

We’re not even Benchwarmers: A Case for Sports at Magnet Schools

Andrea Jaime, High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, 2016 As a student in a full magnet high school, we are not privileged to have school sports. Reason being? … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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