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Mrs. Crittenden’s July Visit

    Our school’s namesake, Mrs. Flora D. Crittenden, paid us a surprise visit last week. The biggest delight of it all was that she got to meet Heritage High School graduating senior Jaquan Outlaw, 2012 Gates Millennium Scholarship Winner.

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Not Enough Diversity in YA Fiction

“In a world where youth of color are often told how much they are lacking, young adult novels about them and their communities tell the rest of the story…we need more books about African-American youth and other kids of color,” says Sharon Flake in New York Times OpEd column, March of this year. (NYTimes, Room for […]

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