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Local school district focused on ensuring educational equity and social justice

PAINTED POST,N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil".

The Corning - Painted Post Area School District has employed national consulting firm, the Equity Collaborative.

The firm work sto create educational equity and social justice by addressing bias and oppression.

Just as the mission statement says,the project seeks to uncover systemic bias and oppression by addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the school district. 

"The inclusion of all is very important. The activities the kids are going to be doing going forward is very exciting. They're building towards a community summit later this winter. I'm very excited about that.", said Superintendent Mike Ginalski.

The district will continue to work with both educators and students  to provide a world class education for all. 

For more information on the initiative, click here .

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