May 28, 2021
Robbinsdale Area Schools to offer Freedom schools
Author: Lydia Christianson
Robbinsdale Area Schools has partnered with the Children’s Defense Fund to pilot a Freedom School program. The schools will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 21-July 30, at Meadow Lake Elementary, 8525 62nd Ave. N., New Hope. There is no cost for the program and transportation will be provided if needed. The program is for students in kindergarten to eighth grade.
The school is based on the 1964 Freedom Schools initiative in Mississippi. When schools were integrated, families in M