September 1, 2015 uppercloud

The Wraparound Approach

The Wraparound Approach | A new dual-immersion charter, Roses in Concrete, debuts in East Oakland and strives to function as a center of health for the neighborhood. | By Emily Wilson | Read full article here.

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Vidrale Franklin, and Lil Milagro Henriquez are on the team at the new dual-immersion charter school Roses in Concrete Community School. Photo by Pat Mazzera.

Read the perspectives of three team leaders – Vidrale Franklin, Jeff Duncan-Andrade, and Lil Milagro Henriquez to learn what inspired and excited them about the Roses in Concrete approach to education. All educators have found, through their experiences, that children who live with some level of trauma have a harder time in the classroom; therefore, a school must care for the “toxic stress” of its students with communication, understanding, and provision of resources.

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