In this special edition of The Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast we talk with Joshua Dubois, CEO of Values Partnership and Jacquelyn Dortch, from Stand for Children about building partnerships between parents, teachers, and communities to facilitate student success.
- Stand for Children, who runs the family engagement program across the country called Stand University for Parents (Stand UP), an eight week curriculum that parents attends done in partnership with the school. It’s all about how to strengthen that bond between family and school to improve academic performance. Learning Heroes has graduated over 2,000 parents since it started, primarily African American and Latino families. Jacqui also has an amazing story of being raised on the west side of Chicago to teenage parents and how she now has a masters and runs a national program.
For more information visit Be A Learning Hero.
Be A Learning Hero’s mission is to help you navigate what’s happening in classrooms and provide the best resources and information from some of the nation’s most trusted experts and organizations such as the National PTA, Scholastic, Common Sense Media, and GreatSchools.
All that and more in this special edition of “The Roland Martin Show” Audio Podcast.