Ideal Elementary is “College-Bound” and We Need Your Help to Get There!

In our last blog post, Dwayne talked about some of the elements of success that the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ) has built into its seamless system of college-bound programs and services.  They include starting programs in early childhood, expanding learning opportunities through extended-day and extended-year services, and increasing parent involvement, just to name a few. […]

Canada Times Two

Like a good book that gets better with every reading, or a movie in which you notice something different every viewing, the words of Geoffrey Canada never cease to amaze.  I had the opportunity to hear Geoffrey Canada speak for the second time in three months when I attended the Annual Conference for the National […]

Finding the Bright Spots

Just a few months ago, Dwayne and I had an opportunity to attend the Liberty Fellowship Summit in Columbia where more than 700 progressive thinkers came together to discuss some of South Carolina’s most pressing issues in the areas of education, economic development, health and the environment, and public policy. The keynote speaker was Dan […]