When a child sets foot into New Beginnings Family Academy, a pre-K through grade 8 charter school located in Bridgeport, that child can expect to be loved, nurtured, and most importantly, affirmed. That concept of affirmation was a recurring theme in our conversation with Ronelle P. Swagerty, Chief Executive Officer at New Beginnings Family Academy, and a driving force behind why this school is "Making Black History Today."Read more
"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
These are the famous words of Booker T. Washington, one of the foremost African-American thinkers and leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. And with just a glance throughout the hallways of the New Haven public charter school that bears his name, this is exactly what you’ll see happening. At Booker T. Washington Academy, the uncommon truly does become common. That’s why this is a school that is "Making Black History Today."Read more
This month we're celebrating those who are "Making Black History Today" – educators who are changing lives and making their schools and communities a better place. Their impact will be felt for years to come.Read more
February is Black History Month, and we are looking for a few good writers to participate in an exciting blog series!