A St. Paul school was in trouble, but its principal turned it around by listening to parents

Books For Africa Board Treasurer Fatima Lawson has been recognized for her amazing work as Principal of Highland Hills Elementary School! Books For Africa relies on our talented and diverse board members to help shape our programs for maximum impact. Dr. Lawson's unique perspective as an educator and native Nigerian is invaluable, and we are grateful for her service, locally and globally!

Principal Fatima Lawson recently won an award for her work at Highwood Hills Elementary, which adopted a polytechnic approach at the urging of Somali, Karen and Hispanic families.