Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Visits Jefferson Middle School Academy

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Jidé George, Sanaa Wilson, and Kimberly-Celeste “K.C.” Boyd. Courtesy of the Author. By Matthew Koehler  In January, Jefferson Middle School Academy welcomed guest author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Kendi’s new book, Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers, tells the story of Oluale Kossola, who was a survivor of […]

Secretary of Education and DCPS Chancellor Visit Jefferson Academy

Photo caption: Chancellor Antwan Wilson, U.S. Secretary of Education Betty DeVos, Principal Dohmann. Photo caption:Martin Welles and Bruce DarConte speak with reporters. Photos by Perry Klein. On Friday, Feb. 10, the new Chancellor of DC Public Schools (DCPS) Antwan Wilson and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited my school, […]