Grassroots Education Network- September Newsletter

The Network for Public Education (NPE) Grassroots Education Network is a network of 150 grassroots organizations nationwide who have joined together to preserve, promote, improve, and strengthen our public schools.

Equal Opportunity Schools was featured on Box Blogs ‘Make Mom Proud’ spotlight series. Hear Dr. Sasha Rabkin, Chief Strategy Officer at EOS, on how EOS is working tirelessly to close the classroom equity gap that negatively impacts students of color and low-income students.

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Virtual Gathering of Leaders: Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad

We are excited to announce the first speaker in this Fall & Winter series will be Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad, an Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University. She also serves as the director of the GSU Urban Literacy Collaborative & Clinic. She studies Black historical excellence within educational communities with goals of reframing curriculum and instruction today. She works with teachers and young people across the United States and South Africa in best practices in culturally responsive instruction. She is the author of the best selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.

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Seizing the moment: Enabling schools to manage COVID-19 using data-driven analysis

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS), a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to improving access for students of color and low-income students, has conducted research throughout the pandemic that assesses remote learning by aggregating various factors of student sentiment, including teacher and principal evaluation, barriers to motivation, and “belonging” as it pertains to their identity, culture, and classroom experience. EOS uses Tableau to relate these factors to one another and gain insights into possible paths for achieving a more comprehensive learning experience for all students.

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EOS Featured on X4Impact

Equal Opportunity Schools is featured on X4Impact and is aligned to the UN SDG #4 Quality Education and UN SDG #10 Reduced Inequality.

X4Impact offers insights to create and scale technology for the public interest (Tech4PI). Built on Microsoft Azure, it uses the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework to aggregate challenges, ideas, solutions, over $2 Trillion in money flow, and 80+ million pieces of aggregated knowledge from trusted sources.

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