By Leslie Knox

I am an actively involved parent of a preschool child. She has yet to have a “normal” school year since she started last year. She started her academic career about six months before the pandemic necessitated social distancing. She has spent more time as a...

Director’s Message – February 2021

Dear Rochester, Putting children first. It is a phrase we use often, but our actions sometimes belie what we profess with our mouths. Ten and a half months and counting. That’s how long the majority of Rochester City School District students have been without. Without...

Message from the Director

Dear partners, Welcome to 2021!  We have lots of anticipation for what this new year holds.  On Friday, January 1st the entire country took a collect sigh to shake off the remnants of the “unprecedented” year of struggle which was 2020.  No one could have imagined...

Equity Story – REOC

It is REOC’s obligation to become a part of the solution by advocating and supporting the pledges and policies that help to end systemic racism and social injustice. Our organization signed the Black Agenda Group’s declaration because we understand that racism...