ROCHESTER, Minn. – Amarachi Orakwue felt stifled during high school in Minnesota, having immigrated to the United States from Nigeria in 2010. She “stuck out like a sore thumb,” she said, as one of the few students of color in class. This story also appeared in The Washington Post “I never thought about the concept […]
Mikhail Zinshteyn contributes regularly to The Atlantic. His writing about education has also appeared in FiveThirtyEight, The National Journal, CityLab and other outlets. Born in the Soviet Union, Zinshteyn grew up in Los Angeles, completed his bachelor's degree at Union College, and earned his master's at the London School of Economics.