Carly Graf is a freelance reporter whose work highlights the intersection of people and policy with a focus on structural inequity. Her work includes coverage of public health, education, environmental justice, housing and homelessness and more. Currently based in Missoula, Montana, Carly has reported from the Bay Area, Chicago, Palestine, and Argentina. Follow her on Twitter @carlykgraf.
It wasn’t the first time Ventrese Curry’s granddaughter had gotten into trouble at school. A seventh grader at a charter school in St. Louis, she had a long history of disrupting her classes and getting into confrontations with teachers. Several times, the school issued a suspension and sent Curry’s granddaughter home. In each instance, the […]