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About Demetrius Ball

Demetrius Ball is a current AP at Dougherty Valley HS. Demetrius served in the Army before becoming an educator. He met his wife in college as a freshmen at West Point and together they have 4 incredible kids. This year he has become passionate in long distance running.

Show Highlights

  • What his school and district are doing to support first-generation students to take dual enrollment courses
  • Partnerships between local community college and school/district
  • Creating college access awareness by offering parent nights and electronic communication
  • Using career planning software to connect parents and students
  • Inviting alumni to speak to high school students
  • Offering a four-year college access program

Connect with Demetrius

Follow Demetrius on Twitter @Demetrius_Ball

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Additional Resources

The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated (Justice and Peacebuilding)

Connect with me on Twitter @sheldoneakins

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