Sunday, October 20, 2019

Tag: charter schools

Charter School Expansion In Question As New Democratic...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor's race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home...

How a Christian Ministry is Having an...

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, one of the most destructive storms in American history, hundreds of survivors who worked in the...

New Orleans Charter School Treats Traumatized Children with...

Before Katrina tore through the city of New Orleans in 2005, the public school system suffered from corruption and neglect. After the storm wiped...

NAACP Sounds the Alarm on Charter Schools,...

The debate over charter schools — and whether they provide a benefit or do harm to Black and low-income children — is brewing once...

Too Many Afrocentric Schools Are Underfunded and...

The value of Afrocentric education is being highlighted in Chicago, where an African-centered school is struggling, leading that city’s public school system to recommend...

10 Years Later: Children Traumatized by Katrina...

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, disrupting the lives of thousands of Black families. News reports have stated many Black families never...

New Age Segregation? What This Video Alleges...

Video by N.O. Education Equity Roundtable

10 Signs That Your Neighborhood Is Being...

Investments in Public Transportation There is almost an immediate call to improve the bus and rail services when a neighborhood is being gentrified. Unfortunately, what...

The Myth of Black Excellence Without The...

“Hiring more white teachers is not the best way to improve education for students, particularly students of color.” Poignant words from New Orleans Lake...

Amendment One Confusion: At Stake Are Education...

If you're confused about Amendment One on this year's general election ballot, you're not alone. Wednesday we asked some early voters in Cobb County what...

Chicago Teachers Near Deal to End Strike...

It appears that the two sides may be close to an agreement that would end the teachers strike in Chicago and send children back...

Why Are There So Few Black Students...

Just as the Obama administration recently announced that ten states would share in  $4.35 billion in grant money in the president’s Race to the...