What's New: Fort Braden Middle School Spotlights AVID for School Board
Students at Fort Braden School speak about AVID and get the opportunity to share their experiences in front of school board members.
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AVID program preps students for college
March 3, 2014
MILLSBORO — New York University, Texas A&M, University of Delaware — flags from around the nation hang from the ceiling of Kim Cooper’s Advancement Via Individual Determination program class at Millsboro Middle School, just a few feet over the heads of her eighth-grade students, many of whom are working to be the first in their families to attend college.
During class they’re learning about persuasive writing, but they’re also building off of each other, improving their public speaking skills and learning to be more organized through the national college readiness system... more
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The Visibility Factor
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 8:53AM
By Jeanie Greenidge, AVID Teacher and Coordinator, O’Banion Middle School
This article first appeared in Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
It is 1979. I am 17, and I am lost.
I have left school, returned to school, excelled at school, failed at school. I change cities to get a new start. I roam from one relative’s house to another. I see social workers and psychologists. My contemporaries are moving on smoothly and advancing in their courses of study. My own life, however, is in turmoil and beyond my control. I feel weightless, as though I have no core. I’m disconnected with no strength... more
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What's New: AVID Leaders
Six T.C. Williams High School AVID students took part in the first high school edition of Bryant Education Leadership Group's African American Student Leadership Experience in Washington, D.C. During this day-long session... more
What's New: Video Contest!
AVID Center is hosting a video contest starring YOU! Create a video that showcases AVID’s impact. Winning videos will receive $1,000