Listening to the Voices of Young People by Martin J. Blank
Martin Blank, President of the Institute for Educational Leadership, wrote a piece for the Huffington Post's blog about the importance of educators and community partners in schools. Beginning with a quote from Khalil Bridges, he spotlights the work done by Renaissance Academy Principal Nikkia Rowe and Community School Coordinator Hallie Atwater to support high school students through the Seeds of Promise: Transforming Black Boys into Men program. "As we continue our work, partners in the Coalition for Community Schools will not forget Khalil Bridges admonition to not overlook everyone else. It’s a matter of equity."
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