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Tina Hollenbeck, founder of The Homeschool Resource Roadmap, received a Meet the Moment grant in 2020 through VELA’s partnership with the Home School Legal Defense Association. We asked Tina to share her perspective on solving one of the biggest hurdles that homeschool families face — deciding which curricular materials to use.
Backed by VELA’s grants and national network, Rock by Rock and Engaged Detroit have formed a strong partnership that is meeting the moment for children and families during the pandemic while also engaging in a learning process that is benefiting both organizations.
My experience with VELA goes back a few years, believe it or not. What started in 2017 as a few phone calls with peers from the Walton Family Foundation turned into several offsite meetings where we challenged one another to think differently about where and how education is experienced.
When the pandemic struck the United States, many schools transitioned to remote learning, and many parents sought out a more personalized alternative, like a learning pod. In North Las Vegas…
Domari Dickinson, like other parents across the country, is taking on multiple roles during the pandemic to help expand opportunities for every learner.
Until March 2020, Mikala Streeter served solely as the founding principal of The LIFE School, a project-based independent high school in downtown Atlanta. Then the pandemic hit, and calls started coming in from her high school students’ families. Could Streeter do...
With B-360, Baltimore native Brittany Young has brought an outside-the-box idea to the out-of-system learning space.