By Jimell Sanders, Education Post, April 10, 2017
“It was clear our home address was determining what opportunities were available to us, and, sadly, they were very few. We didn’t have the expertise to open a charter school and couldn’t wait on a charter school operator to decide on opening a new school near or in our neighborhood. We knew our best option was to approach the principal at our own neighborhood school and propose the idea of starting a dual-language immersion program.
We were among the lucky ones. Our principal is a visionary who wants children to have an education that sparks joy, creativity and expands opportunity. The next step was getting approval and support from the mayor and school chancellor.”
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