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Keeping Democracy Alive – GRIT IS NOT ENOUGH: STRUCTURAL BARRIERS REMAIN TO HIGH SCHOOL KIDS – 03.18.18

The pervasive myth of kids just needing “grit” and lifting themselves up by their own bootstraps is false and is doing real harm.Our guest today Linda Nathan spent fourteen years as founder and co-headmaster of Boston Arts Academy, Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts. Linda Nathan began every year with a promise to the freshman …