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Schools of Thought

Perspectives on curriculum, culture, college success, and the challenge and promise of providing an excellent public education in underserved communities

Janai Jeter, Ascend: A school where my child is embraced and challenged

I am the parent of a thriving third grader at Ascend Lefferts Gardens. But this was not the case for my son at his old school. Three years ago, I enrolled...

Why Black educational leadership matters so much

by Recy Dunn

As published in the NY Daily News. The magnitude of having Black leaders in place cannot be minimized. It is a lesson I learn over and over in my work leading Ascend...


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