Cultivate the mind. Inspire the change.
The central philosophy of the South Bend Empowerment Zone lies in the centering of the student- and family- experience via the empowerment of leaders and educators at each school to respond to their needs in service to stronger academic, social, and emotional outcomes for our students.
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Our Empowerment Zone Schools
The South Bend Empowerment Zone schools are the primary unit of change
The purpose of the South Bend Empowerment Zone
A system of schools that eliminates academic and social/emotional opportunity gaps and nurtures the greatness that exists within each child to confidently thrive in our city, nation, and world.
The Empowerment Zone nurtures the mind, body, spirit of each child by harnessing the power of community and empowering every student with a high quality public education.
The South Bend Empowerment Zone offers students, families, teachers and staff, and school leaders the opportunity to get engaged and make new connections within our community. Find out what you can do to help make a difference in South Bend!