Author: Jason B. Allen

Jason has worked in education for over 15 years as a teacher, blogger and community advocate. He speaks and writes primarily about the need to improve education for Black boys, particularly increasing the number of Black male educators in schools. In addition to blogging here at EdLanta, Jason is also a featured writer at Education Post.

GA Rep. Valencia Stovall Encourages Forest Park Families of 6th Grade Students to Build with 7 Pillars!

Rep. Valencia Stovall encourages constituents of Forest Park to grab hold of hope! She’s asking for families of 6th grade students to attend 7 Pillars Career Academy’s Build Day Events. Forest Park is home to the new school that is giving parents in Clayton County a different choice and plenty of cool educational options. Georgia State Representative Valencia Stovall (D-Forest…

Let’s Help Our Students Expand Their Minds!

Jarrod Carter, a new staff member at 7 Pillars Career Academy, is seeking our help in equipping his Health Education Class with additional resources. Being among the 2% of Black male educators in America, I find his ask something that needs to be supported. We too often don’t have quality educators standing in front of our students. Let alone quality,…

Ethos Classical Opens Successfully!

I am so excited for this school. Recently, we have featured Ethos Classical and their journey. EdLanta is excited to follow this new school that is offering another choice to Atlanta families. Ethos Classical is a public humanities and arts-focused charter elementary school. It will provide Atlanta students with high-quality individualized education. The school opened its doors to its first…

Charter Schools Receive Backlash for Effective School-turnaround.

It’s imperative that our stakeholders understand that charter schools aren’t afraid to make the tough decisions. Recently, this statement from the Georgia Cyber Academy was issued on services provided by K12 and regarding its relationship and ongoing challenges with K12 Inc. (K12) Georgia Cyber Academy.  “For the past 12 years, Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) has served more than 100,000 students…