Tag: teachers

Georgia Public Schools Fail Black Students in the areas of Equity and Teacher Diversity.

The pandemic took down all the smoke, mirrors, and facades about how the education Black children have been receiving.  So here’s the deal. We’ve been talking about equity in public schools for Black children for far too long. The current system does not work, and we all know this.  We need a better education system. Period! Georgia teachers and students are…

Georgia May Have Saved The Nation But It Sure As Hell Ain’t Saving Its Teachers!

Recently, the alarming numbers of Georgia educators passing away due to COVID-19 is not only alarming but traumatizing. In the State of Georgia’s largest and most diverse school district, Gwinnett County Public Schools, the promises of equity, empowering and protecting all students just simply aren’t being lived up too. After the deaths of numerous teachers and educators in Georgia from…

We Simply Cannot Go Back to School As Usual!

Although President Trump and Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos have made it very clear that they are not concerned about disenfranchised and lower income communities returning to overcrowded schools, we must care. We simply can’t ignore the impacts of COVID-19 because the weather is getting warmer or the fact that government officials in high offices aren’t taking it seriously. We…