Knight Foundation profiles three local young leaders & how they’re working to increase student achievement
Posted on 28 Jan 2013 by Justin Ruckman
Three Charlotte leaders share how they’re working to increase student achievement, help families engage more deeply in their child’s education and develop digital literacy skills. The following is part of an article that looks at Knight’s grantmaking in Charlotte.
Brandi Williams is a community engagement coordinator at Project L.I.F.T, a public-private partnership supported by Knight to accelerate student achievement in nine of Charlotte’s lowest-performing schools. (…)
David Jessup is the U.S. project manager for One Laptop Per Child and oversees the introduction of the XO laptops to schools in the Project L.I.F.T Zone. He is a former Teach for America corps member in Miami. (…)