Excellence Boys Academy staff pose for a group photo during Educators for Justice march

Uncommon Schools Offers Day of Reflection, Mourning

  • June 2, 2020

Cities and communities across the U.S. responded in anguish and outrage following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. As part of that response, Uncommon Schools cancelled class for a day to provide its staff, students, and community space to reflect, mourn, and heal.

β€œIt became abundantly clear that we β€” even myself, as a black woman β€” were grieving and struggling with the events that have been happening,” said Juliana Worrell, Chief Schools Officer K-8.

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