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NAACP Committee Helps Students, Teachers

Everyday Education


Last updated 2/10/2020 at 2:49pm

For the founding members of the Transylvania NAACP Education Committee, it’s hard to believe the first meeting took place almost six years ago. Chairperson Sheila Mooney has headed the group since its formation.

“Our goal quickly took shape. We knew that we wanted to do small projects that would result in steps to encourage students of color to stay in school. We also knew that there were lots of things we could do that would support both students and teachers, as well as parents,” Mooney recently stated.

“Our first step was to recognize teachers,” she said. “In the fall o...

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