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Race & kids: how students respond to racism & a strategic plan for equity

Many people may underestimate how racism impacts the experiences of minority students in schools.

SEATTLE — A racist sign shared between two white students at an Issaquah high school left many reevaluating the role racism plays in schools, especially for minority students. 

Rena Mateja Walker Burr, a Cleveland High School student and member of the NAACP Youth Coalition, Sebrena Burr, former President of the Seattle Council PTSA, and Marlon Brown from Racial Equity Consultants talk about what it's like navigating the school systems for parents and students of color, and how students are making their voices heard. 

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