MESSAGES, Part One: Classroom Genius

by Marcus Altheimer   Although the authoritative voice over the building’s intercom had announced the commencement of the movement period, the diverse group of students remained actively engaged in their seats. The Professor, a tiny stature, strong-willed...

Happy Father’s Day!

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund It is amazing the important role a father plays in formulating a child’s worldview. As a child my dad, Robert L. Wood Sr., was everything I wanted to be. I looked up to him and admired...

Aaron Nieto’s Blog

  Before landing in this dungeon of gloom I had no clear vision as to what I wanted to do. I was always grabbing at the air but nothing solid. I was in college studying psychology but knew that was not what I really wanted. What I wanted was to matter, but I just...

The Phantom Mind

“Want it! Want it! Want it!” screams addiction. He starts his life disguised as only fun; Enabling his lie has now begun. No doubt, to satisfy him just a fiction. In repetition fun becomes a habit; We give out power to a hungry ghost And blindly haunt the ones...

Restoring Education and Learning (REAL) Act

For Immediate Release April 9, 2019 Contacts: Mike Inacay (Schatz), (202) 224-3123 Conn Carroll (Lee), (202) 224-9377 Emily Hampsten (Durbin), (202) 228-5643   SCHATZ, LEE, DURBIN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO RESTORE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THOSE...