Posts by: Derrick Bell

 

Starting this month we will be following the journey of six graduating students from each school until graduation. These students were selected by their principals and teachers because they continue to set positive examples through their dedication to education and service. They will be sharing experiences being at an EFC school, providing […]

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It’s a new year and EFC has a new banner but the same commitment to diversity. Our students fuel our staff to work harder and go beyond to ensure they ALL receive a quality education. EFC believes every child in our country has a right to a free education regardless of background, immigration status, ethnicity, […]

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Earlier this week, the EFC Board passed a resolution affirming EFC’s strong support for our community. Specifically, the resolution (which can be read here) states that Education for Change facilities and programs are a sanctuary for all children and adults. We strongly believe that public education is a right for ALL children in our community, and […]

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Making Their Voice Heard

On November 21, 2016 By

Our students are making their voices heard in their communities and beyond. This November, a week before the presidential elections, Achieve 5th grader, Daniela Izagurrie travelled to Reno, NV with her family to campaign for her preferred candidate, Hillary Clinton. Her mom and two sisters knocked on doors  and passed out door hangers for […]

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Achieve Academy participated in ‘International Walk & Roll to School Day’ this year. This event was partnered with Continue Reading

This school year Epic welcomed all three middle grade levels (6th, 7th, & 8th) and will be graduating their first 8th grade class this June. Staff members who have been with the school since Epic first opened its door are ecstatic to see this first group of students complete their final Quest: Graduation. Founded in 2014, Continue Reading

It was one of the most anticipated days of the year for students, parents, teachers and staff members. Yesterday, all six EFC schools officially began the SY17 school year and opened their doors and welcomed new and returning students to their institutions of learning.

Teachers and staff wasted no time introducing and practicing procedures […]

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It was a heartwarming welcome back last Friday when our entire staff met for the first day back for the 2016-17 school year. The day was filled with team-building exercises and motivational messages from our leaders.

EFC’s Chief Executive Officer Hae-Sin Thomas delivered a moving message that focused on the current events that are happening […]

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Lazear partnered with Scholarshare and Univision to host it’s first Family Fun Day over the weekend. This event was a huge success because it brought together families to celebrate each other and learning. Families arrived early to get a good seat to enjoy the performances and receive free gifts. Over 300 backpacks were given […]

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This summer students from Achieve, Lazear, ASCEND and Cox participated in the Springboard summer program. This 5-week program focused on building family connections through home visits and weekly family workshops and accelerated reading growth through balanced literacy practices in small class sizes. Through the hard work of teachers, leaders, families and students towards […]

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