Carol Lee graduated with a degree in Secondary Education, specializing in English, in 1966. She has been instrumental in helping minority students overcome road blocks such as negative stereotypes and lack of resources. Carol helped found the Institute of Positive Education, the Betty Shabazz International Charter School, the Barbara A. Sizemore Academy, and the Du Sable Leadership Academy. Carol taught in the Chicago Public Schools after graduation. Currently, she is the Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education in the School of Education and Social Policy and in African-American Studies at Northwestern University.
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