The degree of autonomy over how innovation zone schools approach teaching, learning and the academic calendar allows them some creativity in how they move forward this summer to mitigate widespread 2020-21 learning loss.
Overall, more than traditionally-schooled children, Black homeschooled students experience physical and emotional safety, score higher on math and literacy assessments, and are able to adjust to a variety of social situations.
To continue the current, flawed approach to financial literacy education means maintaining economic inequities. All students, but especially students of color and those not classified as having “high” social-economic status, need and deserve access to these courses.
It has been unsettling to our families and staff that until now, the conversation about our fate has been avoided in the Reimagining Montbello process. Our families are part of the Montbello community.
Colorado charter schools will receive more than $2 million in state grants to support innovative solutions to help state students affected by the economic, social and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The structure and systems remain in place. Supremacy ideology continues to choke the potential of this district to be anything but talk when it comes to transforming the lived realities of black children, families, communities, teachers and leaders.
I must stop obsessing about poor families being on a predictable path to economic exile, and remember that the white middle-class college-educated people working public school jobs with full benefits are the real victims of the system.