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Thing 1: Blogging

It’s finally 2017 and this year’s theme is innovation. I have just entered my sixth year of teaching and am so excited to see what this new year brings and how I can evolve my craft. 268 more words


Van Henri White

(Taped November 2016)Rochester City School Board President Van Henri White discusses the changed role of the school board in recent years, which has resulted in an increased graduation rate and innovations in education practices. 31 more words


Football on new turf field at Franklin

Franklin will celebrate its first home football game on its new turf field with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

The event starts at 5 p.m. at Trent Jackson Memorial Field.before the modified matchup W against McQuaid… 131 more words


Activist groups back World of Inquiry soccer protest

The recent protests by the World of Inquiry School 58 varsity soccer team are being backed by four local activist groups.

“We called for this gathering in order to publicly express our collective pride, appreciation and support for the young men on the School 58 soccer team,” said the joint statement read by student Minister Kenneth Muhammad of the Rochester Study Group of the Nation of Islam. 428 more words


Educator Author Banke Awopetu-McCullough Part 2

Author Banke Awopetu-McCullough continues her discussion of her novel, ‘Always Want More,’ as well as her work with African-American students at the junior college level. She discusses issues of institutional racism and other elements in failing school systems, as well as suggestions for improvement.


Author Educator Banke Awopetu-McCullough Part 1

Author educator Banke Awopetu-McCullough discusses her novel ‘Always Want More,’ which tells the story of a young African-American woman who struggles through her first year of teaching in the Rochester City School District while also coming to grips with her community and her personal goals. 27 more words


Wilson Wildcats adjusting in order to move ahead


Wilson Wildcats

What’s new: “We’re pretty young, we don’t return a lot,” Wilson coach Greg Mortier said. “What’s new is, a lot of bodies and a lot of youth. 557 more words