“English classes teach students how to think. But Gender Studies shows them how to see a new world," says English teacher Tara Theobald-Anderson.
"I believe that had I not lost my hearing, I would never have come to America," says ASL teacher Francis Phiri, who grew up in Zambia.
The posters in Caitlin Berka’s classroom tell a story. One wall is covered with images of Elizabethan England: William Shakespeare, the Globe Theatre, the queen herself. On the opposite wall, photos of the Rolling Stones and the Who hang above a shrine to David Bowie.