GO Public Schools Group Wants a Seat at Fresno Unified’s Table

For nearly a year, the nonprofit GO Public Schools Fresno has met with parents and community leaders to hear their concerns about the Fresno Unified School District. Go Public Schools Fresno has received funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative — the philanthropy bankrolled by the fortune of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan — and by the California Endowment.

GO Public Schools Fresno is an offshoot of its Oakland-based parent, and it packs plenty of political juice.

Executive director Diego Arambula is bound and determined to see Fresno Unified do a much better job of preparing its students — especially children of color — for success. Thus, he wants his group to have a seat at Fresno Unified’s table.

Read more at GV Wire.




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