My Brother's Keeper brings Obama's education message to APS school

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My Brother’s Keeper is an initiative by President Obama to reach at-risk black and Latino boys and get them on paths to success. The program brought its message that education is important to Charles Drew Charter School Monday with a panel targeted at middle and high school students.

Amongst the panelists was Michael D. Smith, special assistant to the President and senior director of cabinet affairs for My Brother s Keeper. He shared some of the distressing statistics about minority males that triggered Obama’s participation: One in 2 young black guys adulted without daddies in the home Buy Phenibut .

Eighty percent of black and Latino children were not reading at grade level in 3rd grade, the year when learning to check out needs to widen to checking out to learn.

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District education councils see 61 spots filled

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Sixty-one district education councilors were elected or acclaimed on Monday night to represent school boards across the province. 7 seats stay vacant as there were no prospects in those sub districts.

A total of 102 individuals were contending for the positions. The future of smaller schools has been a controversial topic in the last few years as district education councils have actually been taking a look at closing some structures.

 

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