The average U.S. public school student in grades 3-8 lost the equivalent of a half year of learning in math and a quarter of a year in reading during COVID-19, according to the Education Recovery Scorecard. How are educators on the frontlines helping students from the most underserved communities to recover from learning loss?

In the latest episode of Queen’s Court, Queenstar sits down with Dr. William Hayes, CEO of Boys Latin Philadelphia and her former professor at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, for a conversation on his work educating boys of color in West Philadelphia.

A former turnaround school principal in Cleveland and founding principal of both a middle and a high school in Camden, Dr. Hayes joined us for a conversation about the work his staff is doing to uplift the community by breaking down barriers to student success.