- •I work at a charter school in Brooklyn Center, MNIt's the best job in the world.
- •Our students are 98% African American and high povertyYou would never know about the poverty based on the permanent smiles on their faces.
- •Our students and staff our equally dedicated to academicsWe were names a "beating the odds" school by Star Tribune in Summer 2015
- •We are doing big things in terms of closing the achievement gap.Like, you have a better chance as an African American male coming to Excell Academy and learning rather than going to St. Louis Park or Minnetonka (suburbs in MN with a LOT more money and resources)
- •Our Academic Dean works really hard with teachers and studentsWe have this whole collective efficacy thing going on and it's working pretty well
- •He is also a ballerIn basketball. Ballin Balvin.
- •He made a video to try to raise awareness and money for our school.Watch it here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sfvBRLHuGBw
- •Share it and help make it go viral!!!!!!!!We started sharing it yesterday and it has over 12,000 views! You can learn more about our school here: http://www.excellacademy.dreamhosters.com