Speaking at a high school graduation, President Barack Obama held up a revitalized technical school in Worcester, Mass. as a model for the nation in an increasingly competitive global workforce. Obama was praising this school’s ability to give young people … Continue reading
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GLASS (Georgians for Local Area School Systems) PRESS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Highest Poverty Schools Neglected in Large DeKalb County School System Atlanta, GA, February 22, 2014: Sunday, February 23rd at 3:00pm GLASS (Georgians for Local Area School Systems) will … Continue reading
From Georgia Public Broadcasting >> In part: Here’s a short list of the issues addressed Tuesday at the Capitol, through legislation on the floor or in committee or through a rally or press conference: *Convening a new Constitutional convention to … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Geoffrey Canada has been president and chief executive of Harlem Children’s Zone since 1990. The nonprofit organization provides education, along with social services, for a 100-block area of Central Harlem in New York, serving 12,000 children. He was named one of … Continue reading
Click here to watch the video of Mr. Thurmond talking about Bridging Gaps in DeKalb. A recap: How do we build bridges that young people can cross? Recites a poem about an old man who crossed the chasm deep and … Continue reading