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In 2017 the Riordan Programs celebrated 30 years of mentoring first-generation college students

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Malika Anderson ('04) is making a difference in Tennessee K-12 as superintendent of Achievement School District

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This man wants to make entrepreneurs out of principals.

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Hrag Hamalian (FEMB '14) proves it’s not the students, it’s the schools.
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Where was Sue Anders-Brown ('14) when we were kids?

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Jessica Kimball (’15) is changing lives

How this UCLA grad is getting kids to think about college sooner.

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Why your early education is the best money your parents ever spent

Where you went to college isn’t nearly as important as where you went to grade school.

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Why isn’t teaching teacher-friendly? Ask Yu Chen ('17).
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Role models? Mentors?
Over-achievers? Yes.
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Knapp competition winners uphold a Formative standard for K-12 education.
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Not happy with where you are today? Blame your high school friends.

How social norms, pressure and peers affect critical decisions in education.

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Ambitious goals, persistent challenges

Malika Anderson ('04) takes the helm of Tennessee’s turnaround school district

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What's Next

 

Richard Leon ( ’17) plans to stand & deliver in East Los Angeles.

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Richard Leon Laroue

What would you ultimately like to achieve before you graduate?

I would like to create a mentorship program in East Los Angeles whereby undergraduate students from local universities like UCLA and CSULA partner with poorly resourced middle schools and high schools to mentor students and coach them in college preparation. I was fortunate to be a part of a similar program while at UC Berkeley, so I’ve seen first hand the transformative power that these programs have. And I’m a product of East Los Angeles and of Garfield High School (synonymous with the film Stand and Deliver), so I know there is a need for such programs.

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