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Georgia Achieving a Milestone!

Georgia schools are gearing up to take the Georgia Milestones test. It’s critically important for our Georgia teachers to implement to ways to address test anxiety in high stakes areas. There are several ways that schools and parents can help children who deal with text anxiety or who are experiencing stress around testing. The testing season symbolizes the end of…

Is Blackface Still A Mistake in 2018?

There are ways to enact sensitive areas within America’s history without being disrespectful those treaty unfairly and unhumane because of the color of their skin.  One Atlanta Charter school was previously in the news for a Black History play gone wrong. The Kindezi Schools Old 4th Ward campus held a Black History play with second graders using blackface masks to reflect…

The Need for the Dream: 50 Years Later

Education is key to fulfilling Dr. King’s dream! Van Roekel   50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and there is still a need for us to fulfill his Dream in schools and communities across the Nation. Dr. King spoke of the importance education in the advanced of not only colored people, but all people. However,…

GA Charter School Wins CSP Grant

Receiving these funds is a great opportunity for our school! This will help us get the additional resources needed in order to provide a state of the art, 21st century education to our students. – Davion Lewis  On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the Georgia State Board of Education voted to approve Latin College Prep Charter School an award of $675,000…

Should Social Emotional Learning Exclude Race?

Social emotional learning must address race in order to change racism!  Should social emotional learning programs exclude race? Not at all! I believe it should included. We should be teaching our students about race and race relations in school. Social emotional learning must address race in order to change racism. It must also do this in order to help black and…

Should GA Schools Move to 4 Day School Week?

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically; therefore we must think outside of the box with how we’re educating people.  Colorado is making national news with implementing a four-day school week starting the FY18-19 school year. Reports are showing that the 4 day school week will be implemented mainly in rural counties to help…