Citizens for Quality Education / Southern Echo

Citizens for Quality Education/Southern Echo in Jackson, Mississippi and Holmes County, Mississippi, began its work to improve schools in Holmes County in 1996. Through CQE, parents and students work together to hold the school board accountable for improving the performance of the schools in the district. They have fought for and won revision of the district’s […]

Social Justice and Meaningful Student Involvement

Social justice is effort specifically taken to rebalance the injustices faced by any group of people who are routinely, systematically and consistently disregarded and disrespected. Reflections Growing up, my family experienced situational poverty and occasional homelessness. In my teenage years, once we had settled in the Midwestern United States, I was hired by a neighborhood nonprofit to co-teach […]