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“If we only are taught by people who look like us, potentially think and act like us, then it’s [not] preparing us for life beyond schools.” -Dr. Bryan Painter

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

March 25, 2019

According to the KSD Achievement Gap Task Force’s website, the committee attempts to ensure equity from students learning how to count on their fingers to students counting down the days until graduation. Here are three systematic policy changes that will most closely effect KHS students: Diversifying Staff...

A teacher that looks like me

A teacher that looks like me

Sha'Diya Tomlin, opinions

April 25, 2018

    I have been going to KHS for three years now, and for me finding a black teacher is like winning the lottery, especially if they teach a class you like. Now hear me out, white teachers bring a lot of things to the table, but as a black student when I sit in class I always feel a divide. I...

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