RCSD’s Djinga King-St. Louis on Afro Centric charter schools and making learning relevant for students of color

Today, in Poor scores leave an Afrocentric school in Chicago vulnerable, The New York Times reported that low test scores have prompted the Chicago Public Schools to recommend closing the Barbara A. Sizemore Academy, an African-centered charter school. As discussed in the article, Afro Centric schools were first founded in the 1970s, primarily using Black Power educational principles. … Continue reading RCSD’s Djinga King-St. Louis on Afro Centric charter schools and making learning relevant for students of color