It was a "PD" day. No kids, just teachers talking. The theme throughout much of the day was race and equity. We had a circle time where we discussed our experiences and opinions and then moved into larger groups where we talked over a reading from Between the World and Me with the intention to begin a book group and then a group that just brain stormed ideas. At lunch, we ate as an art team keeping the conversation light. The morning had been heavy really. After lunch we went over "educational pathways" which is a new system coming down the stream and it seems to moving quickly, within educational terms. We ended the day as an art team talking about pathways and planning a series of posters of artists of color to showcase throughout the school. The day was exhausting. I came home to an eager Balt and went for a short walk. I built a fire and made a light dinner and watched Chiraq on Amazon to keep the race and equity theme of the day going. While the movie was entertaining, it did not meet up to the spectacular of Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing.
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