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Every Child a Trailblazer

Originally published in the Greater Park Hill News on Oct 1st, 2019 We Must Do What It Takes To Make That Happen There are brilliant changemakers among us, right here in the Greater Park Hill neighborhood. There are fearless leaders who will impact the world with...

When Brain Betrays Heart

Originally published in the Greater Park Hill News on Sept 2nd, 2019. How Our Education System Fuels Implicit Bias Very few people openly identify as sexist, racist, or homophobic. In fact, many will loudly proclaim their support for marginalized groups while...

Imagine Being A School Without Boundaries

Originally published in The Greater Park Hill News on August 1st, 2019. Imagine a young family lives at 29th and Jasmine. During the school year, they often hear the sound of laughter emanating from the playground at Hallett Academy, the school just across the street....

Third Graders Unite

Originally published in The Greater Park Hill News on July 1st, 2019. May 23 Was A Day To Remember In the April edition of the Greater Park Hill News, we shared with you an overview of our organization, Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education (PHNEE) – including...

The Hallett Turn Around Story

UNC’s Center for Urban Education had a great write-up on Hallett in their most recent newsletter.  You can read the entire thing here, but some highlights: CUE teacher candidate Luisa Rodriguez worked as a tutor at Hallett Academy this past semester. She agrees...

The Time Is Ripe For Action

Originally published in Greater Park Hill News – April 2nd, 2019 By Erin Pier PTA fundraising. Material resources. Toxic Stress. Mental health support. Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education (PHNEE) hopes that by addressing these issues in past issues of...