…Learn their names Saturdays: Jan 16 – Feb 20 Elementary Cohort (4th-6th Grades)10-11A Middle School Cohort (7th-9th Grades)11:30-12:30P They Walked With King will examine the lives of those whoRead more
Week 2 of Book Club Zooms in the books. Really enjoying working with these groups of young people. A couple of quick thoughts…Read more
Week 1 of the Inaugural Reading Club in the books. It only seems right in these unique times to document what it’s like to do this work virtually when, for the last five years, we have built our program around in-person interaction. But this week...Read more
PURPOSE The Roots of Knowledge Empowerment Institute (ROKEI) virtual book club is designed to offer students the opportunity to gather and engage literature featuring Black authors and characters in theRead more
For over forty years now, students with Special Needs have been guaranteed a quality public education & under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). For the last twenty years or so, the percentage of students nationally who fall into this population has hovered around 13 percent according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In independent schools that population is approximately half the size in part because private schools are not subject to the guidelines of IDEA. This means that parents who choose to enroll their children in independent schools must be prepared to advocate for their children who have unique learning profiles. On our inaugural episode of Taking Notes, Vanessa Rodriguez-Spencer talks about how she has navigated that road with her two children.
For over forty years now, students with Special Needs have been guaranteed a quality public education & under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). For the last twenty years or so, the percentage of students nationally who...Read more