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ENCORE: West Ada Principal Calls For Racial Justice Within School District

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Keith Burrell
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This interview originally aired Aug. 13, 2020.

Even though the Black Lives Matter movement has dialed up the conversation across America about racial justice, more needs to be done to address systemic racism in local school districts across our nation. Idaho is no exception.

In fact, the principal of Central Academy, an alternative high school in the West Ada School District, is asking for change.

Central Academy principal Donnell McNeal joins Idaho Matters live today to talk more about this. 

 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.