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Category: Education

Growing Pains at Monroe Demonstration Academy

We all know that change is difficult, especially when you’re trying to fill the shoes and vacuum of a strong, educated black woman who has similar lived experiences with those of the students, staff, and community which allows for her to better connect and communicate with the black students and black teachers.

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Black Kids Do Love Civic Engagement

“If you want this school to stay open; if you want to have an educational choice; if you want smaller classroom sizes; if you want to be educated by people who look like you and living in your community, it matters. If you want that, you’re going to have to raise your voice, and you’re going to have to speak up. And when the opportunity comes, you’re going to need to be ready for that,” Mr. Dainels said, echoing a previous conversation he held with his students early in the year.