David Hardy is a fighter when it comes to kids. Whether he’s walking the halls of the school he founded or showing up outside presidential debates to show his support for charter schools, his commitment to children and families is unwavering.
David founded Boys’ Latin in 2007 because he knew the abysmal stats when it came to black boys and college-going. He wanted to change that and, in his view, a single sex school that required students to take Latin was the best way to do that. His results speak for themselves.
Our conversation is long and moves from the dangers of student disengagement to the negative influences of marijuana to what the presidential election will mean for charter schools to the anti-boy messages that permeate American schools.