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Social Justice

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela  Madison Park High School, Boston, 23 June 1990 We have one planet with a civilization woven of interdepencies. This interconnectedness is needed now more than ever. As a country we’re shouting, but not listening. Hearing, but not speaking. Let us be clear: Black Lives Matter. Today we are reaffirming our commitment to equal and equitable education for everyone....

A visit to Roosevelt!

Last Friday we visited the Roosevelt Middle School in Oakland and met with principal Clifford Hong. Clifford shared his vision on beefing up his STEM elective programs. We are inspired by the remarkable changes underway. The majority of the students are from immigrant families speaking Cantonese, Vietnamese, Español and Arabic. With 4 language-based PTAs, Roosevelt is a great representation of the challenges in a modern urban school. [pictureframe image=”https://magnitude.io/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/IMG_61821.jpg” align=”right” lightbox=”true” title=”” link=”” width=”” height=””]…