MCSD celebrating ‘American Education Week’ and debuts a SCJH video

This week is ‘American Education Week’ and to celebrate that Muscatine Community School District (MCSD) just debuted a video highlighting Susan Clark Junior High and the history behind the name. American Education Week presents everyone with an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every student receives a quality education.

MCSD had planned on hosting a ribbon cutting event at Susan Clark Junior High but had to delay it due to rising COVID numbers.

The video features contributions from:

  • La Nisha Cassell, Executive Director African American Museum in Cedar Rapids
  • Russell Lovell, Professor Emeritus of Law at Drake University
  • Adrien Wing, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law Programs and the Bessie Dutton Murray Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law

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To learn more about Susan Clark, her father, and the historic court case click here.

This story originally appeared on the Voice of Muscatine. Read More local stories here.

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