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“When you think about equity, reading and literacy instruction has to be tied to that,” said Jamie Allardice, principal of the school, which comprises mostly Black and Latino students in one of the Bay Area’s poorest ZIP codes. “If we are having kids leave Nystrom unable to read or read at grade level, we need to do our job better.”

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Sens. Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier are seeking to add Nystrom Elementary School to Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park as the school educated children whose mothers worked in the shipyards as Rosie the Riveters.

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At Nystrom it is clear that a high-quality curriculum is treated as an essential for creating an equity-focused and just school environment. This may sound simple, but working to ensure that each and every student receives inspiring grade-level content every school day is a huge step toward achieving more equitable outcomes.

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With in-person learning set to resume April 19, community leaders joined volunteer healthcare professionals on Saturday to provide 100 backpacks and other school supplies to students at Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond, along with education on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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A Richmond elementary school’s penny drive raised $1,900 for a local homeless shelter and services program.

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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11)’s effort to add the storied Nystrom Elementary School to the Rosie The Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park passed the U.S. House today as part of a package of bills related to conservation.ve raised $1,900 for a local homeless shelter and services program.

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About 150 Richmond children will have a sugar-coated holiday season thanks to a sweet gesture by Sacramento cupcake makers.

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