At Quest Charter Academy in Peoria, Ill., relationship-building and community engagement haven’t slowed down because of COVID-19. By prioritizing relationships and engagement, the school has seen a positive impact on students’ social emotional health.
Ana Hernandez knew teaching was something she wanted to do early in life. As a young child living in a small town in northern Mexico, Hernandez would take pieces of chalk she received from nuns and use them while role-playing as a teacher for her cousins at home. Hernandez, now the principal at Cristo Rey […]
On January 6, we came home to our new campus building. On March 16, we said goodbye. IDEA Toros has been a school for four years, but we had lived in borrowed spaces since we started. A recreation center here, the second floor of a sister school there. When we finally made it home in […]