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Let’s Talk Breakthrough!

By: Erica Barnes Current Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center (GLEC); Breakthrough Atlanta Teaching Fellow, Summer 2018   How did we get here? Last summer, I left the Hot Peach City, also known as Atlanta, GA, on July 25, 2018,...

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Mirrors and Windows

By: Nazirah Ahmad Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow at Connect and Junior at Howard University For the past two weeks, I have had the amazing privilege of teaching 8th grade Writing with Breakthrough Houston at Connect! At the end of my high school career, I...

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My Students Are Worth It

By: Taryn Wilkins Teaching Fellow, Breakthrough Houston at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center (GLEC) Growing up with educators as parents, I have always been aware of the importance of education, but I was never fully aware of how lucky I was to have the education I...

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Mr. Pach’s Strange Addiction

By: Adrian Pachuca Returning Teaching Fellow, Breakthrough Houston at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center (GLEC) I am “seasoned” or, as some have argued, addicted to the Breakthrough summer. Quite frankly, I am addicted to all of the cheers, department meetings, and even...

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