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The Future of Lakewood Elementary: Bulldog Bright

Two years ago, the school year began with a lot of question marks at Lakewood Elementary.  Years of under-funding and a difficult school climate had resulted in high staff turnover and low rates of academic success for students.  Many of the neighborhood’s more affluent residents, especially the white ones, had abandoned the school, and gentrification…
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Five months in: mid-year update!

By Symone Kiddoo (School Social Worker, Southwest Elementary & Club Boulevard Elementary), with contributions from Evelyn Ponce, Lexus Walker, Megan McCurley and Anna Grant: For education professionals, the post-holiday stretch into spring break is full of middle-of-the-year testing, sick kids, and snow days. To some, a snow day might sound like a reprieve. To us,…
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