New Educational Equity Curriculum for Houses of Faith

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Sample Meeting Format from Our Education 101 Model

From Covenant Presbyterian Church – EDUCATE A CHILD, TRANSFORM THE WORLD

Five-Part Series on Education Begins Wednesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. Description Join us for a vigorous and challenging look at our schools and how we can contribute to the common good of children and families in our community. Please honor and extend the Presbyterian Church’s historic commitment to the success of public education by joining this series and exploring action for the future.

  • Sept. 9: Loving our neighbors: The context of our community – Dr. Owen Furuseth, Associate Provost, Metropolitan Studies, UNC Charlotte
  • Sept. 16: Voices of our teachers
  • Sept. 23: Notes from a classroom – Kay McSpadden, Charlotte Observer columnist
  • Sept. 30: The state of our schools – Ann Clark, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent
  • Oct. 7: Recalling the past, planning the future – Luke Largess, attorney at Tin Fulton Walker and Owen and Amy Hawn Nelson, director of social research at UNC Charlotte Urban Institute for Social Capital, Inc.

Sample Discussion Questions

Act to achieve educational equity


School Board Candidates Positions on Student Assignment

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Send an email to your supporters and partners and ask them to join you in pledging their vote on behalf of a kid.

If you use the hashtag #145363kids, then will like, retweet and favorite your posts.

If your organization wants to be public about its support of CMS students, just send your logo and a link and will add your group to the pledge page so others know that you stand with students.

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CMS Student Assignment Page

Write or speak with your local officials

School Board

County Commissioners

City Council

The Opportunity Task Force

Work to elect leaders who support educational equity

The Public School Forum of North Carolina



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Educational Equity – What Can You Do?