A'aveah | NAZ Scholar at Northside Child Development Center, Playing Ruby Bridges

A’aveah preformed as part of the Black History Wax Museum a couple weeks ago and will take on an encore performance at Family Academy Graduation 2/24 at the Capri; join us to celebrate the accomplishments of NAZ families. #NorthFaceFriday
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U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major initiative to reduce the Black-White achievement gap in Minnesota. Since it was not apparent in the story what role African Americans were playing in this effort, we decided to inquire further. Our question: Given that African American children are least proficient in reading and math (grades 3-12), where are African Americans involved in the U of M’s efforts to close one of the worst achievement gaps between Blacks and Whites in the United States?