Tag: #blackboys #blackmaleeducators #schoolturnaround

There’s Still A Lot of School Turnaround Work To Do!

There’s still a lot of school turnaround work to do! But it’s not being done because parents aren’t truly engaged in this work. We always hear how schools and teachers aren’t doing enough. Well please explain to me what parents are supposed to do? Parents must be intentionally engaged in the learning process before school starts. We all play a…

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Poverty is Still Pimping Black Boys

Across America,Black boys in school districts that are often labeled as the transient population because of their mobility rate. The mobility of Black boys from school-to-school is primarily connected to affordable housing and access to employment, economic development and transportation. Frequent mobility of Black boys in schools results in lowered-academic performance. The average family earning minimum wage spends 141 percent of…

Bridging the Gap Between Black Boys and Black History

As we continue to teach Black History, this blog post is written by Greg Clay who is the founder of the Atlanta Speaks Initiative, Board Chairman of Skyview High School in South Fulton, GA., Atlanta Public Schools CTAE District Wide Advisory Board Immediate Past Chairman, KIPP WAYS Advisory Board Member, and Atlanta Board of Education Equity Taskforce Member As Black History…