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    Helping students overcome COVID-19 learning gap

    With students facing numerous challenges during COVID-19, a new pilot program is being brought to Fort Worth by Precinct 1 Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks to help students overcome learning gaps caused by the pandemic.

    The program is being launched by the National Organization of Black County Officials.  Brooks is chairman of NOBCO.

    “This pilot program will help provide students with the ability to receive instruction if they are falling behind in any of these subjects,” Brooks said. “We need to do whatever we can to ensure the achievement gap does not widen during this pandemic.”

    Sunrise McMillian Elementary School in Fort Worth has been selected for the online pilot program, which will focus on English Language Arts and math for first grade students.

    NOBCO will provide a licensed and certified teacher to conduct tutoring sessions on Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 p.m. The program will launch Sept. 14.

    “It is a privilege working hand and hand with the National Organization of Black County Officials said Latres Cole, principal at Sunrise McMillan.

    “NOBCO will be supporting the Sunrise McMillan campus by tutoring 25 first grade students in English Language Arts and math,” Cole said. “I am excited to see the fruits of our labor during the 2020-2021 school year. It has always been said, ‘It takes a Village…!’ I am very thankful for NOBCO being a part of our Village.”



    News release date: September 10, 2020

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