Alternative Education

Lexy McAvinchey, a Santa Fe student transferring from Monte del Sol Charter School to the New Mexico School for the Arts shares her opinions on what’s right and what’s wrong with the education system. Lexy claims that the way kids are currently schooled is a throwback to an earlier time, and that many of the expectations for young people are founded on myths.

My Daily Life

Yazan Deek, from the West Bank village Kafar Al-Deek, describes his childhood as a realization that his people were under attack, and the violent images he saw on television were not imaginary. Coming to an international school in the United States, he realizes that his fearful existence was not right or normal.