Chris and Ariel are students at The James and Grace Lee Boggs School. They're best friends.
The James and Grace Lee Boggs School is a new school on Detroit's east side. The school is built on concepts of place-based learning; where the community of the school is the student laboratory. boggsschool.org/
This is part 1 of an ongoing series following the first year in the school's life, and it is a continuation of my self-produced series: Back to Your Senses backtoyoursenses.org. For the Detroit segment of BTYS, I'm partnering with radio Producer Zak Rosen, whose beautiful radio story on the same subject can be heard here: stateofopportunity.michiganradio.org/post/helping-kids-boggs-school-step-their-best-selves