OUR MISSION

#00254bThe New Hanover County NAACP Parents’ Council is an arm of the New Hanover County NAACP Education Committee.  It is made up of families, educators and other residents who share the goal of unbiased, equitable education for all children in our public schools.

OUR GOALS

  • to educate and advocate for parents, families, and guardians of children in the New Hanover County public schools.
  • to advocate for a solution to the unacceptably high suspension rates among minority pre-school and elementary-aged children in the New Hanover County public schools. 
  • to advocate for a redistricting plan which will re-integrate New Hanover County public schools, the only solution research shows will help reduce failing schools.

The Committee on Education shall:

  1. Seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education
  2. Study local educational conditions affecting minority groups
  3. Investigate the public school system and school zoning
  4. Familiarize itself with textbook material therefrom which is racially derogatory
  5. Seek to stimulate school attendance
  6. Keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found
  7. Investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices
  8. Teacher certification
  9. Promote parental involvement in education
  10. Aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

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