Education Breaks the Cycle of Poverty

Studies show the importance of education to reduce generational poverty. 

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Promoting Equity in Education

The goal of educational equity is to provide all students with the appropriate supports to perform well in school and obtain positive post-secondary opportunities.

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This video, developed by The Leadership Conference Education Fund, explains the importance of ensuring educational equity in American public schools so that all students are prepared for college and career.


Watch a video explaining how school segregation persists in America in this video, "Why Are Schools Still So Segregated?"


The Impact of Church-School Partnerships

 More coming soon. . .


What are we teaching?

Many states have textbooks that leave out the horrors of slavery and the holocaust and most school districts lack diverse literature. We need to promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people while facing all of US history.


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Embrace Race has excellent reading lists including, 20 Picture Books for 2020: Readings to Embrace Race, Provide Solace & Do Good

Miami-Dade School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall calls "for a review of currently available curriculum that addresses racial and cultural understanding, the creation of a student-led task force that reports to the School Board to discuss institutional systemic racism in the community." Read the full article here, https://www.miamiherald.com/article243431926.html


The School to Prison Pipeline

The most common definition is the disproportionate tendency of minors from disadvantaged backgrounds to become incarcerated, because of increasingly harsh school policies.

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The ACLU released a report of Miami-Dade County School-to-Prison Pipeline. Read HERE

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Watch "The School to Prison Pipe Line Explained"

Angel Pittman, Educational Advocate
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship 2020