Nikki Young

Nikki Young

Nikki is pursuing a M.S. in Educational Policy, and aspires to open her own charter school.

What role are teachers supposed to play in students’ lives?

My tenure in the Educational Policy program has allowed me to be increasingly interested in what happens in the classroom.  In courses such as Sociology of School Organizations and Policy Analysis, I often ask the practitioners in my courses what are the outcomes of these policies that are created at levels far removed from students and teachers’ realities.  Specifically, a recurring… Read more →