GSE in the News: Inner-city student project tells Trump they don’t live in ‘urban hell’

A story on WBFO-FM about a pilot project by students from the International Preparatory School on Buffalo’s West Side that will allow them to share their personal stories with the community using interactive digital maps interviews teacher Stephen Goss, visiting assistant professor, and Ryan Rish, assistant professor, both from the Department of Learning and Instruction.

The project, Goss said, was fueled by Donald Trump’s remarks that “African-Americans and Hispanics are living in hell.” “And this particular class decided that it wasn’t true, first of all. They had a conversation – someone said, ‘People think my neighborhood’s awful, but there’s all these great things going on, actually.’ Students talk passionately about where they live and the good things that are happening there,” Goss said.

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January 13, 2017

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