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North Star Co-Founder Ken Danford speaks at TEDx Amherst College in November, 2013.  Ken describes his experience in teaching middle school, his choice to create North Star, and stories of success and appreciation from alumni.  Inspirational!

Also see Guiding Principles, How It Works, and more links to the left.

Click on the descriptions below to hear from our teens in their own words.