Pearl Arredondo: Good Schools in All Neighborhoods
Pearl Arredondo is a Los Angeles educator who overcame the odds stacked against her, beginning in middle school. She traveled out of her district 1.5 hours by bus to get to a better school. After college, she went back to the same middle school to teach, to the surprise of other teachers there. She then went on to found the San Fernando Insthe San Fernando Institute for Applied Media (SFiAM).