Reflection from Rachel Greenspan

"...when students took a moment to defer judgment of the texts and their characters, they showed an open-minded willingness to approach their own attitudes, which felt so natural, intimate, and central to their sense of self, with some critical distance."

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Emily Gowen
Reflection from Michael Roswell

"I want to shout that success in our program can’t, of course, be measured by 3-week changes in ACT scores. Instead we hope it shows in college retentions and graduations a few years from now, in the courses and disciplines our students might engage that they wouldn’t have otherwise, in the college essay my 10th graders will write 2 years from now. But in opting for exposure (and not demanding understanding, ownership, and proficiency across the board), have I served the kids?"

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Emily Gowen
Reflection from Marc Aidinoff

"My students have indeed pushed my frameworks for evaluating technology policy. But the more important revelation for me has been a reconceptualization of politics. The Freedom Projects offer a model of change not simply through materiality, but more importantly through community. "

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Emily Gowen