Equal Opportunity Schools would like to thank our partners and supporters for contributing to a transformational year for students, educators, and communities. Together, we impacted the lives of more than 5,000 low-income students and students of color.
Please enjoy this interactive year-end report, which highlights the successes and learnings of 2021-2022, the implementation of our 2022-2025 strategic plan, and our newly updated mission and vision statements.
Seattle, WA – Equal Opportunity Schools announces the appointment of Marcus Knight, Janet Olson, and Darrell Powell to its Board of Directors. Knight, Olson, and Powell will begin their three-year terms on October 1, 2022, joining eight existing members.
“Marcus, Janet, and Darrell’s achievements in their respective fields of Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Finance will add a tremendous contribution to our scaling and impact on the lives of students of color and low-income students,” said EOS CEO Eddie Lincoln. “We are excited to learn from their unique experiences.”
Collectively, We analyzed student survey data, administrative school files, school course enrollment, and interviewed 10 school leaders and educators across six districts.
We found that many aspiring young Black and Latino students across the nation show a love for #science early on and express an interest in pursuing it as a career. They want to discover something new, to make a difference, and to help their families & their communities, like @KizzyPhD.
A new study from The Education Trust finds students voice interest and college aspirations in STEM but are excluded from AP STEM courses
WASHINGTON — Despite students saying that STEM courses are their favorite subject areas and that they aspire to go to college, Black and Latino students and students from low-income backgrounds continue to be excluded from crucial learning opportunities available through AP STEM courses, according to a new report from Education Trust and Equity Opportunity Schools, Shut Out: Why Black and Latino Students are Under-Enrolled in AP STEM Courses.
Seattle, WA – Equal Opportunity School’s Interim President and Chief Strategy Officer, Dr. Sasha Rabkin, became the official President of the organization on March 1, 2022. Rabkin’s appointment as EOS’ new President follows his integral role in developing the organization’s strategic plan, which will guide its work over the next three to five years.
“As Interim President, Rabkin has played a significant role in EOS’ strategic planning process and has been the organization’s primary fundraiser,” EOS’ CEO Eddie Lincoln remarks. “He has undoubtedly earned this moment in his professional career. As one of EOS’s longest-tenured staff members, he has led the organization through some of its most vital projects.”
“I cannot be prouder and more excited to continue serving EOS during this tremendous moment in education history.” Rabkin expresses. “The EOS team is dynamic, inspiring, and powerful. I am honored to be on this journey with them.”