In his New York Times op ed, Casey Gerald, author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, reflects on the expose about the Louisiana school T. M. Landry and his own experience from a poor neighborhood in Texas through Yale, Wall Street, and the Washington political scene. He concludes “The American dream can also destroy people who make it ‘out’. . . . We need to stop substituting hopeful stories for justice. We must ensure that all children have a true opportunity to realize their potential. We ought to subscribe to a new vision of success, where the goal is not just great kids, but free and whole ones too.” To read the complete essay, click here.