Sept. 22, 2015
Ken Simmons led a presentation this morning about “Another option to Improving the Educational Performance of Poor and Inner-city Youth in Mecklenburg County.”
Video from the presentation and the Q&A that followed is in five pieces below. Below the videos are the slides from a PowerPoint file that Simmons prepared for the meeting. Due technical difficulties the slides were not displayed. They are published here with Ken Simmons’ permission. A downloadable version of the slides in a PDF file is here. A map at the bottom shows K-5 and K-8 CMS schools with attendance areas that in 2014-15 had a majority-African-American student body.
Local news coverage of the presentation included a blog account by the Observer’s Ann Doss Helms (cached here) , a story by Charlotte Agenda’s Andrew Dunn (cached here), and a reprint of Helms’ story in QCityMetro (cached here).