The Edupurist Podcast

The “Edupurists” Podcast.  (Click this link for the new podcast)  The Edupurist Podcast focuses on education in its purest form, the truth. The Edupurist podcast will shed light on the many issues that affect Black/Brown families. Each episode will focus on changing the narrative by using education as a catalyst for change. The goal isContinue reading “The Edupurist Podcast”

I don’t know who needs to hear this… but.

I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This… But. I don’t know who needs to hear this… but, some of the things that our students are being exposed in school are unbearable.  As a school leader, one wears many hats.  One of those hats is a protector.  I think it is crucial that school leadersContinue reading “I don’t know who needs to hear this… but.”

Principal as Protector

A principal’s job is to protect his/her students.  However in those rare instances when principals don’t play their role, students suffer. Where do I start? I honestly don’t know where to start with this one.  You hear about it so often that you become numb to it.  Yet daily, there’s some kind of story thatContinue reading “Principal as Protector”

Assistant Principal Done Lost His Damn Mind!

Assistant Principal Done Lost His Damn Mind. Okay, I’m speaking solely as a father here.  In a recent bout against Black popular culture, an Assistant Principal of a school in Texas decided the best way to approach a uniform violation was to use a permanent marker to color in a students hair. That’s right, permanentContinue reading “Assistant Principal Done Lost His Damn Mind!”

Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Student Trauma in the Classroom. Trauma-informed classrooms help. Student trauma from home to the school is a real thing. Some of our students have seen the very worse of what life has to offer. These students don’t need nor want your pity, but they deserve your respect. They deserve for you to walk a mileContinue reading “Trauma-Informed Classrooms”

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