“I was going to say Black ownership…. Black people don’t really own anything. When they get out of school they don’t really get to know how to run things, how to do things ourselves. Classes about that is where we missed it.” — Focus Group Report
This website is dedicated to the valuable lessons we can learn from students’ own experiences about how to create better schools. Decisions about schooling are often made without listening deeply to students themselves. But students are in the best position to understand what they need in order to do well in school.
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