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.

Innovation in Georgia Schools is Growing

See the original release by GCSA here ATLANTA – More Georgia children will soon have access to a high-quality public school thanks to a vote by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia. On Wednesday, the SCSC approved five public charter schools participating in Georgia Charter Schools Association’s Charter Incubator program, a competitive and rigorous, year-long training process that recruits and trains…

Handle with Care, Our Grandparents are Online!

Families across the nation struggled to determine what the upcoming school year would be like; concerns about employment, changing family dynamics and simple survival amidst a pandemic remain at the forefront. Parents who have not lost jobs may now be working from home without the means to support children who must attend in-person schooling.  Though no one knew how long…