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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Canada's first Afrocentric public school: One step forward

"A decision to create the first Afrocentric, or black-focused school funded by taxpayers in Canada's biggest city has sparked a heated debate." The aim would be to "use the the sources and knowledge and experiences of peoples of African descent as an integral feature of the teaching and learning environment."

Check out the BBC article at:

Our response: it is about time. The development of similar schools in the U.S. would be a bold step in the right direction. We welcome your opinions, as always.


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