Urban Specialists

Betsy DeVos Visits Dallas-Fort Worth Schools, Including Dade Middle School

By Bethany Erickson / April 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

Embattled U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made a surprise visit to the Dallas-Fort Worth area Thursday — so surprising that it wasn’t even on her public schedule. Not everyone was thrilled about it, though. DeVos visited Urban Specialists (a privately funded group partly funded by Stand Together, which funded by the Charles Koch-led Seminar […]

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Friendships, Connections Forged at Lincoln High Mentoring Event

By Bethany Erickson / February 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

The hugs I got on Tuesday are still giving me an endorphin high. Earlier this week, I wrote about a mentoring event being held at Lincoln High school — one that organizers hoped would help young women meet lifelong mentors that would give them valuable advice, feedback, and encouragement.

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