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  • by Derrell Bradford
    I just want to take a few minutes to let folks know the goals of the Corps Knowledge campaign, and to talk a little bit about this Facebook page, the website (when it launches later this month) and the community we want to build here.

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  • As an educator, I am just one piece of the puzzle in the education reform debate—the more voices we involve, the stronger our education system can become. Let’s work together to empower the young people in our city to create a future, vivid with endless possibilities.

    Laura Blackburn
    Feb 14 2013
  • As a teacher, a wife, a mother of four and an educational consultant, it has been my mission to see the academic debt paid to those who have historically seldom benefited from our educational system. When I dug deeper, I realized that marginalizing some, whether they be students of color or students from low-income households, we limit the expectations and the performance of all children. 

    Worokya Duncan
    Feb 14 2013
  • Changing the education status quo to better serve all communities can start with one person. Why not you?

    Aquila Haynes
    Feb 14 2013