Asian-Pacific Islanders in Public Education: A Conversation with Ms. Soo Kim
During my service year at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Southeast Washington D.C., I have had the opportunity to meet a kindergarten teacher named Ms. Soo Kim. She is another example of someone showing that Asian-Pacific Islanders do have an important role to play in American public education.
New School, Who Dis?
As an AmeriCorps member, the classroom you share with your partner teacher is a small but dynamic world in and of itself, where aspects of the real world play out into existence. Every person who plays a part, past or present, carries that world with them. Some days, the weight of this world may feel heavy, but there is a sense of calm and joy that comes with recognizing it exactly as it is.