Rubric for Recovery: Low-income students of color at edge of widening opportunity gap
November 9, 2020
Editor's note: This is part of a four-part series on the challenges schools are facing during the pandemic trying to advance marginalized students and the creative ways they are trying to teach them online and in-person.
When schools closed in March, Alexandria Zoungrana was uneasy. For the senior at Manual High School in Denver Public Schools, having school entirely online was foreign to her - and to her teachers.
"Being isolated at home and away from your teachers and peers took away that collaborative and comforting work space that you would get being able to interact with your teachers," said Zoungrana, who is African American.