Black Lives Mean Nothing to Y’all. Black Lives mean nothing to white people and I’m sick of it. A teenager in Broward County gets wrecked by police officers, all because he picked up a phone. Some will say it’s probably a back story on the situation, and we shouldn’t rush to judge. We can sitContinue reading “Black Lives Mean Nothing to Y’all”
An Educator’s Sacrifice. As educators, we tend to give a lot to our students. So much, in fact, I know many educators that neglect their own children due to the demands of the career. I have felt victim to that many times. Feeling disconnected from your child’s life is not a good feeling at all.Continue reading “The Ray(s) vs. Everybody Podcast”
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-“
From Grandparents to Primary Care Givers. When you reach the stage of a grandparent, your role is different from that of the parent. You’ve raised your kids, hopefully in a manner that makes them responsible. No one warned you of the possibility that you’d go from grandparents to primary caregivers. One day, far in theContinue reading “From Grandparents to Primary Care Givers.”
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’”
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.