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Video Stories

Watch exclusive video stories about the Amistad experience not found in the
Closing the Achievement Gap documentary.

Learning to Crew

> Learning to Crew
Amistad teacher Kendall Petri talks about teaching the students how to row, as well as well as a larger life lesson that "something as simple as moving forward will only happen if working in a group."
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8th Grade Rap

> 8th Grade Rap
Yo! Amistad students rap about their experiences from blue shirts to homework to morning circle.
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8th Grade Exit Interview

> 8th Grade Exit Interview
Join Leroy, his mother, and administrators as they discuss his 8th grade pin award, how he might want to return as an alumni, and if he would do it all over again if given a choice.
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Going Home with Kevin and Kendal

> Going Home with Kevin and Kendal
Travel home with two students to find out how the Amistad day continues with homework, chores, dinner, and of course, more reading.
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Teacher Teamwork

> Teacher Teamwork
New and returning teachers perform exercises to help build teamwork and trust.
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State Education Department Staff Visit

> State Education Department Staff Visit
Join the State Ed Department staff as they sit in on classes and meet with parents, teachers and students to discuss the Amistad experience.
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