Freedom Schools Applications are available now. The application is online only www.district279.org. See the Information Flyer (new window) for details. Flyers in Hmong, Vietnamese, Spanish and Arabic are available as well upon request.
Quick Notes about Freedom Schools
- Freedom Schools is 6 weeks Free Summer Program that focuses on Literacy
- Daily incorporation of STEAM, weekly field trips, and culturally-responsive activities during the afternoon session
- Although, it’s a literacy program and data demonstrates significant growth; it is not a reading intervention program
- Servant Leader Interns (SLI) receive intense training to instruct 1:10 student ratio
- Children of Color greatly benefit from all of the cultural responsive practices, literature, experiences, etc.
- It is not limited to children of color.