teacher sustainability

Black Male Teachers are Suffering in Public Schools

Today’s hot news in education is based on The Thomas B. Fordham Institute report on Student-Teacher Race Match in Charter and Traditional Public Schools . Charter schools are hiring and retaining more Black male teachers, but like Charter advocate Kenny Knight said, we’re still in crisis regarding traditional public schools! The TBFI report reflects how charter schools are progressively showing…

Why Didn’t You Stay?

Due to the strained and poor relationship between police officers and the Black community, students are asking Black boys; slain to violence at the hands of police, gangs and stray bullets, why didn’t you stay? Black boys are disappearing right in front of our eyes and it’s becoming commonplace. As the Nation celebrates the Union soldiers of the Civil War,…

Are Georgia Schools Cheating Black Boys?

Prosecutors in Georgia wanted to send a clear message that cheating children is not tolerated. After the exposure of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal, Black Atlanta educators were arrested and jailed for cheating Black children on a standardized test. The sad reality is, children of color have been cheated out of a fair and equitable education well before Brown v. Board…

Black Boys Raised by a Single Mom Can Win!

As a single mother, Tonya Winters Buford successful raised three Black Kings. Although not easy, her sons attended three different grade schools in different areas. While this was not easy, it was not impossible. Black moms are making the possible happen for their Black sons to succeed. It’s not an option, it’s necessary to do whatever it takes for our…