With the funds raised over the past 18 months we were able to hire a specialized reading coach at The Wounded Knee School. This teacher came from the “Teach for America” organization (teachforamerica.org), and was trained in “Reading Recovery” a nationwide literacy program. We are now able to target 22 children specifically in small groups or 1:1 sessions as well as overseeing MAP testing to see the actual progress of the students.
Thanks to Joshua's fundraising efforts a Family Resource Center was built. The center, located on the school campus, has washers and dryers. This incentive will motivate parents to be more involved with their children's education. We are thrilled to have a foundation to help these wonderful children!
After Matthew watched the 20/20 Special “Children of the Plains” his immediate reaction was to want to help their community. Soon there after, his family took a trip to South Dakota to see the Pine Ridge reservation first hand. Pine Ridge Reservation Visit The Pine Ridge Reservation is located in the southwest corner of […]
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