Tag: school culture

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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…

Black Panther Inspires Black Girls to Excel!

Do not let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter. – Former First Lady, Michelle Obama  Everyone is talking about girls, girls, girls!  Girls, Girls, Girls, is more than just a hit song released by rapper Jay -Z in 2001. Ever since the hit song, we’ve seemed to not be able to stop talking about girls and the importance…

4 Squares: A Parent’s Perspective on Traditional Public Schools and Public Charter Schools

“I believe in school choice and I also believe in traditional public education. That’s my choice!” Keisha Spells, Parent Advocate  Four squares represents the perspective of a parent and employee of both public traditional schools and public charter schools. Parent advocate Keisha Spells shares her experience in both worlds and in both roles. At the beginning of the interview, Ms. Spells shared:…

The Main Office Can Tell You a Lot About a School’s Culture. Here’s What Should Happen When a Parent Walks In.

If you have ever been into a Chick-fil-A restaurant, you know how welcomed you feel when you walk into the door. That’s the exact same feeling that children, parents and guests should have when they walk into a school. The main office is the first place that guests come to; it’s the welcome and information center. It’s where you go…