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by Stanley Andrisse


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "I went from prison to professor" by Stanley Andrisse.

In the informational text, “I went from prison to professor,” Dr. Stanley Andrisse, a professor who was previously incarcerated, discusses the importance of access to education.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge, Justice, Freedom & Equality, and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?", "What is fair?", and "How does a person overcome adversity?"

Ways to support your child: