Thurgood Marshall 2019-2020 Innovation Awards

The Design Challenge

How might we build community across difference (specifically amongst our general education and our newcomer students)?

Thurgood Marshall has a unique student body makeup, and students commonly have conflicts that are rooted in misunderstandings. Feeling like ‘one school’ is an ongoing challenge. We conducted three rounds of student fishbowls: in English, Spanish, and Cantonese as well as surveying teachers and counselors about their previous experience bringing various student groups together.

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