Month: April 2018

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,…