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How Much Grit Does It Take To Be An Indy School Student, of Color?

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Grit is a personality trait that social scientists and educational leaders have spent a great deal of time researching as an indicator for academic achievement. In The New York Times bestseller, Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth suggests a three step plan for achievement that has little to do with a […]

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RIISE 500 Social Media Contest

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The RIISE 500 is a social media contest designed by indy school rising 9th grader and RIISE intern, Justin Aguirre for students of color enrolled in 2016-17 as a 7th, 8th, or 9th grader at an independent school. If you are that student who wants to share your VOICE and enter for a chance to […]

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