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Understanding the FCMAT Report Controversy

Understanding the FCMAT Report Controversy

March 31, 2017

The following is a companion piece to the 2017 April feature, "...And (Quality) Education For All." By Milo Levine The district’s discontent with FCMAT’s findings is to be expected, given that the report listed a variety of grievances against the district. However, these complaints were backed...

…And (Quality) Education For All

…And (Quality) Education For All

By Milo Levine

March 31, 2017

Four years ago, when senior Tre’chaun Berkley first came to Tam from Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, he was nervous. “I felt that I wasn’t ready. Coming from a class with 11 students to a class with 20 is something I had to get used to,” he said. “On top of that, [I worried about] not knowing h...

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

By Sarah Asch and Markita Schulman

October 24, 2013

Senior Lauren Killingsworth grew up in a household where gender did not determine her interests. “For me, growing up with two brothers, basically all I played with was legos and construction toys [...] which might be why I’m more interested in science and math,” Killingsworth said. Because her...