For those of you who know and love Sam Houston, please check out and share this report about STEM education in the next decade.
For those of you who are following our work in Canton and the impact of the mill closing on the schools, community college, town, and county, please check out our update on the partnerships that were needed to make sure the mill workers and their families health care insurance didn’t lapse. As I say in the article, in my 30 years of public policy work in NC, it is the best case of community solutioning in crisis I have seen, solving for who can lead, who can implement, and who can fund to ensure health care coverage and that the social determinants of health were attended to more broadly for those impacted. My personal and professional thanks to the local leaders and the philanthropists — you know who you are — for your support as we have tried to create together a new model to do this well.
The State Board will vote today on the charter school review board policy, and we will update our article. Stay tuned.
GINGER YOUNG, BOOK HARVEST | Children’s Savings Accounts Keep Education Aspirations High for Kids of Color
Book Harvest contributes $100 per year to a child’s account for each completed year of Book Babies participation, up to $500, underwritten by private philanthropy. Ginger in The 74! Way to go!... Read the rest