New Course Aims To Better Relationships Between Teachers, Students At Madera Unified

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MADERA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A Valley school district wants its staff to have a better relationship with the students it serves.

Wednesday, Madera Unified School District announced it is rolling out a program called the “Student Champion” course.

The district says many of its students come from diverse backgrounds and tell administrators they want to have a deeper connection with their teachers.

According to the district, the Student Champion course will cover hot-button topics such as racism in schools in hopes that employees can be champions for their students.