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#210: Donuts and the American Dream

Loyal readers, I hope you’re enjoying your Thursday so far, and thank you very much for opening this
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#210: Donuts and the American Dream
By Mark Isero • Issue #210 • View online
Loyal readers, I hope you’re enjoying your Thursday so far, and thank you very much for opening this week’s issue. Today’s edition is three parts education, one part donuts. If you’re someone who appreciates reading something positive now and then, start with the lead article, an ode to the Los Angeles donut. Bonus points if you read it while eating a donut. (Yes, send me a selfie.)
Then, after your sugar high wears off, dive back in and enjoy three articles on education, back to back to back. The first discusses how one program supports Black men to thrive as teachers. The second exposes how colleges compromise diversity for tuition dollars. And the third explores how middle and high schools can better prepare first-generation students of color to succeed in and graduate from college. Happy reading!

Donuts and the American Dream
With A Teacher Like Me, Would I Have Turned Out Better?
The title of this photograph is Boo At Night. In addition to contemplating big ideas underneath a starlit sky, Boo, who belongs to VIP Jessica, enjoys reading memoirs (see Issue #85). Please nominate your pet to appear in The Highlighter! hltr.co/pets
The title of this photograph is Boo At Night. In addition to contemplating big ideas underneath a starlit sky, Boo, who belongs to VIP Jessica, enjoys reading memoirs (see Issue #85). Please nominate your pet to appear in The Highlighter! hltr.co/pets
What Do College Admissions Offices Really Want? (Answer: Money.)
How Schools Can Improve College Access and Persistence for All Students
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