Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Educational Equity College Day


More than 80 students from Highland Park, Topeka High, Topeka West, Hope Street Academy and Capital City Schools attended the first Educational Equity College Day.  The day- long event was held at the Brown v Board National Historic Site.  Students had the opportunity to gather information and ask questions of representatives from Washburn University, the University of Kansas and Kansas State University.  A parent who successfully navigated the college application process with her daughter provided information about college financial aid.  While at Brown, students were able to participate in a game by park rangers where they learned about the U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended segregation in public schools.