STRIVE: A Foundation for College Success in McGavock

Guest blog post from STRIVE Collegiate Academy’s Founder, Lakendra Butler: In developing the foundation for STRIVE Collegiate Academy, a grades 5-8 middle school I’ve applied to open in the McGavock area of Nashville, a major source of the planning was drawn from my own personal educational experiences as a first generation college graduate. While I […]

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Charter Center Spotlight: LaKendra Bulter

Post from Greg Thompson, CEO of the Tennessee Charter School Center Last spring in Dallas, I had the pleasure of meeting LaKendra Butler, an energetic, inspiring young professional who I could see is on a mission to help achieve our nation’s most difficult, yet most laudable goal:  ensuring all of our young people are prepared to enter adulthood with […]

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