Month: June 2018

Should Superintendents Have Classroom Experience?

“Can someone who isn’t a traditional educator or have classroom experience run a school district? I believe they can. Just know that they will run it based on their expertise.”  Our EdLanta topic this week is School Leadership. The question that is on the floor is, “should superintendents have classroom experience?” Check out our EdLanta Facebook Page and take our…

Is APS at the End of the Road with Carstarphen?

The current Atlanta Public Schools superintendent, Meria Joel Carstarphen, Ed.D., was hired in 2014 by the Atlanta Board of Education. On this evening, the ABOE will determine if they are at the end of the road with Carstarphen or if they are going to extend her contract. Over the last couple of weeks, stakeholders have been weighing in on the decision.…

GA Charter School Dripping in Success

Innovation is sparked from the heart and developed in the mind.  Georgia charter schools are dripping in success! This blog features the Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy which is beating the odds and providing that innovation through charter school networks is working. Students and stakeholders of Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy are excited about the teaching and learning taking…

Don’t Fear, Educational Reform Progresses!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela, political revolutionary, freedom fighter, and former president of South Africa Our current President may not be able to continue progressive change in American politics but I believe this first year teacher can continue progressive change in the American educational system. See our current…