June 25, 2016

The Iowa Department of Education wrote an article on our ESL team student leader, Stephen Wonbenyakeh. Read the article below or at the department's website.

Stephen Wonbenyakeh possesses the clear-eyed gaze of someone who has experienced adversity and overcome it. When...

June 25, 2016

WAUKEE, Iowa — Immigration's impact in Iowa can often be felt in the classroom. A new breakdown of enrollment shows enrollment of Hispanic and Asian students is skyrocketing.

The Iowa Student Learning Institute is revolutionizing those student communities by doing som...

June 24, 2016

"Education is an ornament in prosperity and refuge in adversity." -Aristotle

Over spring break, I flew to a whole new world on a mission trip with a student founded organization, Project Build. Right out of the plane, I could tell El Salvador was a much different place...

June 15, 2016

Stephen Wonbenyakeh and a team of students shared with advisories all school year on a weekly basis about the importance of ESL students in their school.

Below, Stephen outlines the movement, his goals, and what a normal session looked like when they met with students...

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