Amanda Ronan is a writer and editor focused on education. She was a classroom teacher for nearly a decade. Now she spends her time writing for students, teachers, and parents. Her work has been featured on sites like EdSurge, Edudemic, and Teach.com. She also writes curriculum for entrepreneurial learning and financial literacy programs. Amanda lives in Austin where she enjoys splashing in creeks with her husband and two dogs, swaying in a hammock when it’s not cedar season, and sampling all the breakfast tacos the city has to offer.
As an indigenous American, you may have seen your community struggle with poverty and unemployment. Yet, despite the obstacles, Native American students are attending college in record numbers, doubling in enrollment in the last 30 years.