A Can Do Lady

Facing a monumental crisis in public education today, leaders in various sectors of society are searching for answers to poor academic achievement.  Surprisingly, one shining example of academic excellence can be found in one of the most unlikely places: the heart of New York City’s Harlem community.  Frederick Douglass Academy, founded and led by Dr. Lorraine Monroe and a team of dedicated teachers, has transformed poor, disadvantaged students into leaders of tomorrow.  On this edition, Dr. Monroe shares her inspirational lessons of success and leadership.  2106