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Welcome to the Commissioners' Corner
Welcome to the Commissioners' Corner. Periodically, members of the Rochester Board of Education will offer their thoughts, insights, and future plans for the direction of education in Rochester here. Please select an article below to begin:

Current Articles

  • The Significance of the Frederick Douglass Monument

    Commissioner Malik Evans discusses the multitude of accomplishments of Frederick Douglass: orator, abolitionist, statesman, and force behind the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. He explains the origins of the monument to Frederick Douglass in Rochester, and why his achievements continue to matter today.

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  • No Time to Wait for Superman

    An article by President White, posted November 6, 2015

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  • 10 Habits of Hope

    Ten simple things that families can do to ensure that our students have a strong start and a successful academic year. An article by Board President White, posted August 26, 2016.

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  • Elements of Student Success

    Each of us has a role to play in promoting the success of our students: parents, teachers, administrators, staff, and students themselves. Board Vice President Elliott discusses the importance of each partner in helping students realize their potential and in enhancing their prospects in life. Posted September 3, 2014

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