A nonprofit education news site spent a day this month with Principal Kim Jackson, highlighting what we love about our DC Public Schools principal of the year:

“It’s that focus on students above all else that has resonated with parents.

“‘She won the principal of the year for a reason, and that reason is she cares about the students like they’re her own kids,’ said Christina Jackson Thomas, whose daughter, Madison Butler, is in first grade. ‘She makes this school feel like it’s a home and not just a school. You’re not just coming here to learn.'”

Read the whole article at The Seventy Four.