schools

Jaden Smith Compares School to Prison: There Are Too Many Correlations!

Jaden Smith has always thought outside of the box, recently sharing his ideas on the…

Empty Classroom

Report: Students in California More Diverse, Instructors Lag Behind

While California’s students body is increasing in diversity when it comes to education, researchers can’t…

Valencia Clay instructs her students to shower a peer suffering from colorism with "10 seconds of compliments."

Kids Shower Peer Told She Was ‘Ugly’ With ‘10 Seconds Of Compliments’

As a young, Black, female teacher, Valencia Clay is presumably hip to the influence she…

Cities

A Better Roadmap for Trump’s Inner City Agenda

President Donald Trump knows almost nothing about America’s inner cities. We are now more than…

iZone

The iZone, How School Districts are Closing the Achievement Gap

Hamilton Middle School, in the heart of South Memphis, isn’t your average middle school. Instead…

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Why Black Families Should Be Skeptical of Trump’s Education Secretary Pick

The school choice debate has perhaps never been more central to the national conversation than…

Education

Stop Silencing Black Parents’ Voices in Education Policy

Education plays a key role in achieving racial equity in America. Yet, sometimes it is…

Creating a Space for Gifted Students of Color

So, I have to say…I’m a little proud of our school district. Recently the Washington…

Whatever Happened to ‘Officer Friendly?’

“Old Time D.C.,” a nostalgia-filled Facebook page, recently stirred a distant memory that struck a…

The Need to Close the Empathy Gap in School Reform

In recent months, notable people within school reform circles have locked horns over a trifling…