Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Marva Collins

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Marva Collins, an American educator, Legendary Women of the World (1982), and founder of Westside Preparatory School. In 1975, frustrated with the public school system that was failing inner-city students, Collins established her own rigorous system that emphasized history, literature, and language studies through asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking. In 2004, Collins received the National Humanity Medal.

Join us in honoring Marva Collins by leaving a tribute on our social media channels @EqualOppSchools.

Learn More

Women’s History Month

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.

Read the Release