|In The News|
Feb 1, 2013
Martin Luther King jr.’s Coordinating Committee has named Joseph Littles Nguzo-Saba Charter School kindergarten class the first place winner of this year’s Martin Luther King jr.'s Art Contest. The Kindergarten class is lead by Mrs. Jean Baptist.
The Latest School District News: School District praised and recommended for re-accreditation for another five years. Congratulations to all teachers, school staff, students, principals and district staff!
Rattlers March to Courthouse for Voting
Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012 18:11
Florida A&M students and state and local supporters marched more than a mile from FAMU’s Eternal Flame to the Leon County Courthouse for early voting. The crowd chanted, “tell me what democracy looks like. This is what democracy looks like,” as they locked arm-in-arm....(Continue)
Management Firm Gives Edge to Charter School
Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Instead of focusing on a specific theme for the school, the board has chosen an individualized approach to teaching students. And an educational management organization was selected to run the day-to-day operations of the school which opened this year on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard.
“We’re providing a different way of learning,” said Colleen Reynolds of Charter Schools USA, the company which has the contract to run the school. “The approach is unique; it’s a personal learning plan with each student. The focus is on each individual’s goals and what they can accomplish.” (...Continue)
Maggie Anderson Speaks to Students at JLNSCS
Maggie Anderson, author of “Our Black Year: Buying Black in America’s Racially Divided Economy”, encouraged Joseph Littles Nguzo-Saba Middle School students to support Black Owned businesses. Mrs. Anderson also spoke about the importance of the students to support her goal to trigger a smart movement where all African Americans will unite to support quality Black-Owned businesses.
August 13, 2010
It’s been a tumultuous ride for the only African-centered public school in the state of Florida.
THE PALM BEACH POST - Facing 'incredibly insulted' teachers, schools superintendent changes course to praise them
August 11, 2009
Facing a throng of angry teachers, Superintendent Art Johnson issued a letter today praising them and backing away from an earlier contention that 70 percent of district teachers are ineffective. The data was included in a grant proposal designed to secure $120 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a program to improve teacher quality. In a letter to staff released Tuesday afternoon, Johnson wrote: "The past and current research shows that the teacher in the classroom is the single most important factor in the education of a student.".....
PHILLY.COM - Troubled charter may be asked to replace leadership
August 08, 2009
The Philadelphia School District may recommend that the financially troubled New Media Technology Charter School replace its leadership as a condition for remaining open. The district staff is mulling urging the School Reform Commission to call for the school's chief executive officer, board chairman, and all board members to step down for the school to obtain a new operating charter, according to sources in the district and charter-school community....
THE HOFFINGTON POST — Damon Weaver, the 11-year-old KEC TV News Team reporter from Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary in Florida got his interview with President Obama today. Weaver asked the president about Obama's plan to address students across the country on September 8th, low-income communities, basketball, school lunches and bullies. Weaver must have been satisfied with the long-awaited interview: When it was over, he said, "President Obama is now my homeboy too."
SOUTH FLORIDA TIMES - Charter school for at-risk youth facing eviction
WEST PALM BEACH — After a decade of service to Palm Beach County’s disaffected youth, the students and faculty of an African-centered charter school are hoping to weather a storm of financial uncertainty. The national economic crisis is dire. Foreclosures, failing banks and unemployment are the fodder for incessant headlines and office water cooler conversations around the country...
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