Category: Blog

Black Parents are to Blame

There are so many myths and studies to prove them depicting Black children as struggling, bad and coming from broken homes. School leaders, advocates, Parent Organizations, even non profits say the same line, “We cannot get parents to show up or come out!” It’s a challenge that many schools identified as “urban, Title I or inner city” have. Yet, no one…

Student Leaders Step into the Shoes of John Lewis

Student leadership was key to the Civil Rights Movement and it is key to the social justice issues today that need your voice.  You are the leaders of tomorrow! – John Lewis SGA Vice President at Latin College Prep speaks on her experience hearing Congressman John Lewis speak at our recent Student Leadership Forum. Xehara Pledger is a 6th grade…

Amanda Davis, A Trendsetter in Journalism

“My true labor of love is advocating for children in the foster care system and helping find them a home!” – Amanda Davis  The City of Atlanta and citizens across the Nation mourn the sudden loss of Amanda Davis , Atlanta Channel 46 news anchor, who suffered a massive stroke on Tuesday of this week right. Earlier in the month, Davis’s…

“Math Makes Money Move!”

“It’s all about making money moves with this generation” That’s what Jamie Cavett, 6th Grade Math Teacher at Latin College Prep in East Point, Georgia is inspiring her scholars to do. Making connections to real life situations, specifically music does just that. As a Mississippi native, Jamie is a great example of how new age teachers are using best practices…

Banning Out-of-School Suspensions

In America, data over the last decade shows that Black children, especially Black boys, are suspended 2 – 3 times more than their counterparts. Black and brown children were highest amongst any other racial group as being primary targets of the school to prison pipeline. Suspension from school is a big factor in the number of black and brown children…

Holidays Around the World

When I was growing up, I remember my elementary school teachers teaching us about various holidays celebrated in the United States. One of the things I remember is that most of the holiday traditions were not started in the U.S. Although many different holidays are celebrated in our country, if you ask children about holidays in December most of them…

Tutorial Helps Make the Grade

As we prepare to leave for the Holiday Break, this blog’s focus in on tutoring featuring information from TMB Tutoring. Educators, it’s critically important that we help scholars identify current areas of difficulty. Parents, it’s vitally important for you to know weak areas of your child and how support like tutoring can help. Tutoring is much like servicing your vehicle.…