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Ethos Classical Charter School Finds Virtual Learning Success in Atlanta

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, juggling work schedules, child care, and virtual learning becomes a new reality for families, and teachers and administrators are working overtime to support distance-learning. But in Southwest Atlanta, an inspiring success story is emerging. Ethos Classical Charter School scholars are thriving in their new virtual environment.  Born from a clear need to support neighborhood educational…

Governor Kemp Won’t Kill Georgia Students with his Poor A$s Decisions!

It’s another dumb decision from the leader of Georgia. Governor Brian Kemp has recently ruled that masks will not be mandated for Georgia schools. Unfortunately, Black families will see the greatest impact in illnesses as the Black community is disproportionately being impacted by COVID-19. It should be important for us all to follow safety precautions.    I say this is another…

Strengthening the Teacher Pipeline is a Step In the Right Direction for Equity

Education has never been something that has been valued in the United States as evidenced by our nation’s leaders continually cutting the education budget. They take away the capital needed for programming, initiatives, and resources that go towards the children, who for decades, have been poorly educated in our education system.  As teachers, the continuation of inequities and systemic issues…

Humanizing Black Boys is a Huge Step Towards Progress

On top of the social injustices that reinforce a false narrative that it’s okay to dehumanize Black boys, this school year has impacted Black boys socially and emotionally in ways that the average eye can’t begin to imagine.  Black males throughout decades, from slavery, Emmett Till, the Atlanta Child Murders, Trayvon Martin, and most recently, Elijah McCain show how Black…

Georgia Parents’ Strongly Support Public Charter Schools Signaling Hope for Changes in Public Education!

It’s time to re-imagine public education in Georgia. The Georgia Charter School Association issued a press release reflecting that parents want school choice and that the support for charter schools is steadily growing in Georgia. Two-thirds of Georgia voters favor public charter schools! The pandemic widely exposed Georgia’s issues in our public education system. Decisions from Georgia’s top leaders to…

Georgia Parents & Teachers Urge Governor Kemp to Provide Resources to Families!

Dear Governor Kemp; I’m reaching out as a long time Georgia educator with an urgent request for help.  The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our children out of the classroom and many families are struggling to get essential educational support in this emergency.  Parents in our great state need help.  They need basic essentials during this pandemic. Take action here for…