Tag: school choice

Salute to Black Educational Organizations Prioritizing Teacher Diversity While Building the Next Generation of Educators

America has simply been ignoring conversations about prioritizing teacher diversity and equity for far too long. Black led educational organizations aren’t waiting for the Department of Education to get it right; they are making this a priority and taking the lead on building the next generation of educators!    Public schools continue to struggle with teacher diversity and equity for…

The Resurgence of a Playspace Brings Joy to Kids After Months of Closure

School choice continues to bring hope and partnerships to Atlanta communities. The resurgence of a playspace has brought joy to kids after months of closure. Students at Resurgence Hall in Atlanta are celebrating because they have a great new place to play. For months, representatives from Resurgence Hall, Delta Air Lines and KABOOM!, the nonprofit organization focused on ending playspace…

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…

Grave Improvements Required to Manage Distance Learning for Black Students Struggling with Literacy

COVID-19 has done more than cause a health pandemic, economic scare and new adaptation to our social norms. It has also uncovered the unreasonable and unrealistic ideals we have for children and parents matriculating through the public education system. The educational system needs to be reformed drastically. COVID-19 has shown us that education is not exempt from racial and socioeconomic…

Georgia Schools Will Remain Closed and Educate Students Virtually. . . So What Does This Mean For Parents?

The 2019 -2020 school will definitely be one for the books. This has certainly been a rocky year for me professionally because of the death of a student, certification challenges, and closure of school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am concerned for the parents of my students. Decisions are being made that impact the health and wellness of our…

School Choice Is A Viable Option for Parents

As the world faces a huge pandemic scare with the Coronavirus, schools in America have been closed until further notice. This has made me reflect on the advocacy for school choice I support. School choice is a much needed option now more than ever. Many parents and guardians are having to step back into their first role as teachers, but…