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Why Some Of D.C.’s Leading Men Of Color Are Heading Back To Preschool

By Kate McGee

June 26, 2017

At Turner Elementary School in Southeast D.C., Torren Cooper is the only male of color who works directly in the classroom even though the student body is 98 percent African American. Cooper is a literacy coach helping some of Turner’s youngest pupils with their reading and writing skills, including rhyming, alliteration, letter sounds and writing their names.

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