New Narrative, Same Failures.

New Narrative, Same Failures. There’s a new narrative being circulated amongst superintendents from failing school districts. Instead of having families focus on the test scores and the glaring failures of their communities, they are attempting to have the public believe that they are educating the whole child. As a parent, the whole child argument goes outContinue reading “New Narrative, Same Failures.”

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”

A School Leader’s Worst Fear!

A School Leader’s Worst Fear! A school leader’s worst fear has to be the passing of a student.  Fortunately, it has never happened on my watch.  However, I have seen school communities destroyed by the loss of students.  There are certain things that school leaders can do to be proactive to ensure the safety ofContinue reading “A School Leader’s Worst Fear!”

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.”

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”

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”

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