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Banking on KC

Sep 9, 2020

On this episode of Banking on KC, Edgar Palacios, president and CEO of Latinx Education Collaborative, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discusses the mission and work of the Latinx Education Cooperative. The organization Palacios founded in 2018 strives to build a community of Latinx education professionals and to provide Latino students with classroom role models. Palacios describes the improved educational achievement of Latinx students who have access to teachers who look like them, the mentoring and leadership influence these teachers bring to students and the community building that results from the efforts.

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