While dealing with the limiting and dehumanizing, rigid school district policies regarding my own son, it was refreshing to be in conversation with a dynamic African American educator who’s started her own school which is a site of liberation–where the student’s passions and interests are that which guide the learnings in the school (as opposed to some rubric and universal metric system).

Mikala Streeter, founder of The LIFE School in Atlanta, GeorgiaDuring our interview with Mikala Streeter, Founder, Principal, and Lead Teacher of The LIFE School, we explored:

The Life School is an independent, progressive Atlanta high school where students develop their own vision of success through interdisciplinary, experiential learning. It’s innovative approach connects student interests, the real world, and traditional academic subjects through projects, internships, and travel experiences. To learn more about The Life School visit:

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