Tag: teachers

Black Parents Cannot Afford to Lose Focus: Our Kids Have Suffered Enough.

Written by David Mitchell, Founder/CEO of Better Outcomes for Our Kids and partner of EdLanta.  When you’re a parent thinking about what’s best for your child, I can only imagine the fear and anger one must have when watching the conversation happening between the Atlanta Board of Education and the current superintendent. After you shed yourself of those concerns, what…

Derrien Dennis is Making School a Safe Place for Black Boys

Most K-12 Black male educators are in administration or secondary education. However, there are growing numbers of Black men who are working in elementary schools. Black boys need to see positive reflections of Black men in classrooms during their early development. A fellow Black male teacher in Georgia, Derrien Dennis, is seeking additional funding to make his classroom a safe…

Georgia Teacher Named 2019 El Education School Design and GCSA Incubator Fellow

For Immediate Release June 26, 2019 NEW YORK and GEORGIA — EL Education, in collaboration with the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA), is proud to announce Kolt Bloxson as a joint fellow with the GCSA Incubator and EL Education’s 2019 School Design Program. The EL Education School Design Fellowship supports innovative and entrepreneurial educators to design, launch, and lead new…

A Note to Parents

Dear Parents, You are your child’s first teacher. Their success in school begins at home. Tell them daily they are special and that they are somebody. Let them know that reading, writing and speaking are important. As teachers, we see the urgency in this. Many people don’t see the hundreds of kids who never get a hug, hear a kind…