From the Court to the Classroom

KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth

By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth I am a Boston Celtics fan. Yes, I live in Dallas. But prior to moving to Dallas, I lived in Boston for five years and for many Bostonians, supporting the Celtics is as much a rite of passage as it is a hobby. Seventeen championships, luminaries […]

Why I Pursued the Miles Family Fellowship

Mr. Horn with student. Excellence Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant, a public school, prepares young boys to succeed in school and graduate from outstanding high schools and colleges.  The school focuses on boys because African-American boys in the community struggle more academically and have a higher drop-out rate than girls.

By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth As the father of a one-year-old child, I am constantly amazed by the sheer excitement and earnestness with which my daughter approaches each day. Whether it was sliding down the slide for the first time, learning to use a fork and spoon, or opening a colorful […]

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