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Uptown’s Educational March Madness

What is the difference between March Madness and the quest for educational excellence and equity in our community? One is a series of games and the other is a critically important issue with long-lasting, sometimes life-or-death, consequences. Each year in March, die-hard college-hoops fans spend dozens of hours glued to their television sets, following their…

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Everyday People, Everyday Stars

Everyday People, Everyday Stars Everybody is a star Who can rain and chase the dust away? Everybody wants to shine Who will come out on a cloudy day? ‘Til the sun that loves you brown When the system tries to bring you down Never had to shine at night You don’t need darkness to do…