From the Classroom to Prison: Firstly, it starts with young PoC so parents, please prepare yourselves through awareness. The school to prison pipeline is real. We have to be intentional in readying our kids for college and life beyond school. These habitual failure mills are preparing PoC for prisons and a life of despair. Moreover,Continue reading “School to Prison Pipeline: Getting PoC on a Track to Success.”
Keeping our students Safe! Why do we send our kids to school? Short answer: To learn; Long answer: We believe in schools keeping our students safe. In essence, I can’t wrap head around it. As a parent, I know why I send my children to school. From the standpoint of a former student, I understoodContinue reading “Keeping Our Students Safe!”
Eight Million: If we could “Cape” for our students of color the way we “cape” for actors and athletes, 8 million students would be better off. Imagine a world where we advocate for the education of the poor and disenfranchised, No Cap. There are Eight million students of color, currently receiving less than adequate instructionContinue reading “The Day We Cape for a Quality Education for PoC; Instead of Caping for Jussie and the likes. ‘No Cap’”
10 Intangibles of Good Teaching: The following ten intangibles of good teaching are in no particular order. However, feel free to prioritize based on your needs. 1). Be reflective in your practice. It takes teachers at least four years to learn the curriculum, and become good at managing students. In years 0-4, be humble, hungry, andContinue reading “10 Intangibles of Good Teaching:”
Virginia is for Lovers: I’ve always operated under the assumption that Virginia was for lovers. I never really felt the love in the state. I always felt like at any time it could “go down” in Virginia. Don’t get me wrong; waterpark U.S.A. is fantastic. Virginia Universities are some of the best in the nation.Continue reading “Virginia is for Lovers!”
Black students were also 19% of the 6.1 million students served under IDEA. More specifically, Black Males represented 12.8% of the 4.1 million males served under IDEA.