Parents Need to Unionize

Parents Need A Union. First and foremost, when it comes down to schools, I’m a firm believer that parents need to unionize. Unions protect the best interest of their members. Secondly, In many of these schools, teachers and administrators have an association. Additionally, the only stakeholder that left unprotected is the families that send theirContinue reading “Parents Need to Unionize”

NCC 2019

This past weekend we were invited to the annual convening held by the National Charter Collaborative 2019 (NCC 2019). The Story: Historically single site charter schools “Mom and Pop” charter schools have been over sequenced by CMO’s (Charter Management Organizations) with multiple sites. Moreover, the support rendered to leaders of color has been non-existent. ForContinue reading “NCC 2019”

New York City Specialized High School -BS-

The commitment to diversity in New York Specialized High School is B-S.  These students deserve better.  They deserve our attention. If this latest Varsity Blues scandal combined with the abysmal acceptance rates of Black students in New York Specialized High Schools isn’t a wake-up call, what is? Varsity Blues Scandal. In light of the VarsityContinue reading “New York City Specialized High School -BS-“

Stop Blaming Charter Schools for Schools Failing.

Let’s, please stop blaming charter schools for school failure.  I know we’re easy targets, but I assure you that education is just outright bad for PoC. Pundits that are anti-charter school/ anti-school choice have stated: “Black and LatinX parents aren’t smart enough to choose schools for their children.” To the individuals that are shaming these parentsContinue reading “Stop Blaming Charter Schools for Schools Failing.”

The Anti-School Choice Noise

Anti-School Choice: Currently, there is much animus between traditional public-school pundits and advocates of school choice. School choice includes charter schools.  In today’s society, I’m not sure how you can be an anti-school choice advocate. Admittedly, those that oppose and advocate against charter schools have some legitimate concerns. I consider them Anti-School Choice. This postContinue reading “The Anti-School Choice Noise”

Freedom Schools: Future, Present, and Past

Freedom Schools, Future: Freedom schools represent educational freedom. Firstly, we can do more for the Black Community. What if members of the Divine Nine, Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities all pledged to fund an initiative? The initiative is to run charter schools based on the principles that govern their organizations. Potential Initiates: Similarly to theContinue reading “Freedom Schools: Future, Present, and Past”

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