Legacy Keepers Inc.'s model is an excellent example of putting into practice the idea that for youngsters to be serious about learning, instructors need to be serious about educating them. It's one thing to decry educational disparity, another to go about solving the problem, and the grassroots nonprofit is thoroughly exhaustive in its innovative, hands-on approach. They … [Read more...]
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“Our goal is for them to be prepared to be service leaders.” These are the words of Jermain Cooper, superintendent and executive director of T.R.U.T.H. Preparatory Academy in St. Paul. It is a relatively new school — the academy doors were opened in the fall of 2016. It is currently serving just under 200 K-5 students. Ninety-eight percent of their students are African … [Read more...]