They Can't Just Be Average

The almost all-black student body at Ron Brown College Prep are met with an almost all-black faculty, cultural competent and responsive instruction, an understanding of the impact of trauma many students bring to the classroom, and a disciplinary system that emphasizes restorative justice practices over suspension. Expectations are high for each student, and teachers are challenged to provide to close the gap between where many students are and where they should be while still providing engaging work for exceptional students.

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