EOS and KOO Awarded NBA Foundation Grant To Increase Access, Support & Economic Empowerment for Black High Schoolers Nationwide

Thanks to the NBA’s investment, Equal Opportunity Schools and Kingmakers of Oakland announced they received a generous grant from the NBA Foundation to empower Black youth, school districts, and equity-focused education organizations in three NBA markets: Atlanta, Memphis, and New Orleans.

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EOS Announces Appointment of New Chief Program Officer Dr. Tracey Conrad

Interim CEO Eddie Lincoln announced the appointment of Dr. Tracey Conrad as Chief Program Officer (CPO). Dr. Tracey Conrad will oversee Equal Opportunity Schools’ (EOS) Partnership Team as they inspire, mentor, and coach school leaders toward their district’s education equity goals. Tracey brings more than 30 years of experience in public education, 20 of which were in an administrator role and was a principal at one of the first schools in the nation to partner with EOS.

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Statement On The Swearing In Of Dr. Miguel Cardona As The United States Secretary Of Education

Yesterday, Vice President Kamala D. Harris swore in the twelfth United States Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel A. Cardona. We at Equal Opportunity Schools look forward to the approach that Dr. Cardona’s experience as a public school alumnus, parent, former educator, and school system leader will bring to our work in closing gaps for historically underserved students in advanced level classrooms across the U.S.

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Equal Opportunity Schools Announces Free Monthlong Virtual Symposium Race, Equity & The Future of School to help Educators, School Leaders, Administrators and Equity Champions Build Community & Share Best Practices During Pandemic

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) today announced its free Virtual Symposium, Race, Equity & The Future of School, scheduled for March 1-31, 2021. The series of monthlong events, for EOS partners and the public, is designed to foster community—even more so during a pandemic—amongst educators, education leaders, thought partners, activists, community leaders, parents, and all who advocate on behalf of low-income and students of color.

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New Profit Will Invest $1 Million in Equal Opportunity Schools

Seattle, WA – January 12, 2020 – New Profit, a national venture philanthropy organization, announced that it will support Equal Opportunity Schools with $1 million in unrestricted funding and additional strategic support to help CEO Byron V. Garrett and his team expand the organization’s impact.

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