Guns in Schools = War on Children

“Finding funds to arm teachers with guns but not resources to help prepare them to build tomorrow’s leaders is ridiculous.”  Last week we heard from the voice of fifth-grade student Ashawnti Jackson from Thomasville Heights Elementary School in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Latisha Blackburn, M.B.A., Communications Teacher at Thomasville Heights Elementary School share her view on guns in schools and arming…

GA Parents Find Harriett a Home!

“Together We Can!” – President Barack Obama  I am so proud that there will be a community based public charter school opening in Atlanta, Georgia, August 2019. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to feature Kamaria Finch, founder of The Harriet Tubman School of Science and Teach in attempting to help find Harriet a home. Well,  thanks to advocacy…

First Guns, Now Corporal Punishment in GA Schools

“Schools are designed to educate, empower and enlighten children; not punish them!”  News broke last week regarding a Georgia charter that sent home a survey to parents about reinstating corporal punishment. Georgia School for Innovation and Classics has about 100 surveys returned from parents regarding their desire to implement paddling into the school program to reinforce strong discipline. This charter school…

Betsy Devos doesn't hold states accountable.

Devos Supports Teachers Being Armed at Schools

Teachers set the tone of their classrooms, build a warm environment, mentor and nurture students, become role models, and listen and look for signs of trouble. The most common role a teacher plays in the classroom is to teach knowledge to children. What is our country coming to? President Trump and Betsy Devos support teachers being armed at schools during school hours. This is not the way to make…

Georgia Residents Must Advocate for Better Educational Opportunities for All Children!

“It is our responsibility as tax paying citizens of Georgia to advocate for better educational opportunities for all children!”  The Georgia Charter School Association is doing the State of Georgia Charter Schools in three cities; Atlanta, Albany and Savannah. The first one kick off in Atlanta on last Monday. This meeting is for school leaders and board members of all Georgia public charter schools. This week we…