Category: Blog

No One Wants to Eat Public School Lunch

No one wants to eat public school lunch. But there are many children and families who depend on it. Public school lunch is bad and has been bad since American television shows were in black and white. Students have always expressed disdain over the school nutrition program. What does it take to get healthy, quality, good food in public schools for…

Atlanta Public Schools Stakeholders Are Concerned “Guardrails” May Be “Barriers” for Equity in Struggling Schools

The word “guardrail” in Atlanta right now doesn’t have the same meaning to everyone. The Atlanta Board of Education is using the word “guardrail” to highlight measures of accountability for struggling public schools. But for parents in the Atlanta Public Schools system, the word guardrail appears to be used to ultimately do the opposite of protecting or improving their community…

Mandating Masks Isn’t the Only Action School Boards Can Take to Protect Students and Teachers from the Increasing Numbers of COVID-19

Mandating masks in public schools has been an ongoing issue for some school districts like Cobb County, Georgia. Zoe Shepard, senior in Cobb County schools and member of the EdLanta Student Coalition, says that the district has more issues around equity that aren’t even being addressed because of the deep divide in how the system should be protecting students.  However,…