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Black History Month Reminds Us of a Goal: Equity for All

posted Feb 7, 2019, 9:24 AM by Paula Letourneau

Serving as a Scholar Coach Changed Her Life -- And Her Daughter's Life 
Kendra Halbert has overcome some difficult life challenges and tragedy to find her calling in the Total Learning Classroom at Sojourner Truth Academy, the school that her daughter attends. 
As we celebrate Black History Month, it’s important to reflect on how our work can contribute to the larger goal of equity for all.  Today’s story of Kendra, a Scholar Coach serving at Sojourner Truth Academy, tells an inspiring story and also highlights how the opportunity to serve has launched her on a trajectory to become a teacher. As a result, her service contributes to diversifying the teacher pipeline to better reflect the diversity of the students in schools. 

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