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Broadening Horizons at 5,000 Feet and Beyond

Broadening Horizons at 5,000 Feet and Beyond

Deb Alsup, kindergarten teacher at Tok School in the Alaska Gateway School District, isn’t originally from “The Last Frontier,” but transplanted there after growing up in Ames, Iowa, getting her college education in Utah, and traveling to faraway destinations across...

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Making Travel Possible with SYF

Making Travel Possible with SYF

The SYTA Youth Foundation’s mission is to connect youth with the resources required for travel experiences, including scholarships to help cover the gaps between cost and affordability. Just one story of SYF making a difference is with Denver Community Schools out of...

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Students Speak: Trial By Fire

Students Speak: Trial By Fire

This article was written by Kennedy Cole, 10th grader at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, MD, for the World Is A Classroom Essay Contest. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground...

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Students Speak: Slowing Down

Students Speak: Slowing Down

This essay was written by Hannah Goodwin, a senior at Bellaire Senior High School in Bellaire, Texas, and was selected as a finalist for the World Is A Classroom Essay Contest. Restless. Something about me is perpetually restless. As cruel as it sounds, I’ve learned...

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Laura McMaster: Championing Student Travel

Laura McMaster: Championing Student Travel

Since 2010, Laura McMaster has been travelling with students to destinations within North America and Europe, opening the world to more than 400 of her Miles MacDonell Collegiate (Winnipeg, MB) students. Since 2010, Laura McMaster has been travelling with students to...

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Students Speak: Finding Home

Students Speak: Finding Home

As I arrive in Florence, Italy in the summer of 2022, I stare at the magnificent Arno River—my grandfather’s favorite place in his home country. I reminisce on the stories I have heard of my family’s memories and life in Florence. The rustic streets are filled with...

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