The Recruitment of Teachers in the Teacher Shortage Isn’t the Issue, So What Is?

Teacher recruitment has become a major focus of school districts, universities, and educational organizations. However, I’m old school, and I believe what my grandfather told me. He said, “what you do to get them is what you’ll have to maintain to keep them.” As local school districts deal with the growing teacher shortage, how we are recruiting teachers has become…

Are Public Schools Teaching Students How to Learn?

Let’s get right to it. Are public schools teaching students how to learn? Most educators in public schools will tell you that they aren’t. In fact, some public schools are still teaching students in learning models that help them to perform well on standardized tests. Awareness around improving how we are teaching children is needed before we simply reopen schools…

Black Male Teachers Are Pushed Out of Public Schools for Standing Up Against Racist Policies Targeting Black Students.

School just ended and many families were reminded of how toxic some public schools’ culture can be for Black students. Graduation is a tradition as well as a celebration. There are many public schools, traditional and non-traditional, that set dress codes for their graduation ceremonies. Dress codes that can become barriers for students who show up to graduation outside of…