Community and nonprofit resources in Dallas are providing a fuller perspective on specialized subjects to students, with the African-American Museum, STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars, and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center providing a more immersive and narrative experience.
by Aziah Siid Originally appeared in Word in Black When the Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair — or C.R.O.W.N Act as most people know it — […]
Pastor Brandon Enoch Bey has been highlighting Black history in his children’s school curriculum, while the OSSE has been providing teachers with professional development and curricular material to help students think critically about the past and evaluate information they find online.
Several cash-strapped districts are switching to four-day school weeks as a temporary staffing fix, but experts warn that it may not be an effective solution for long-term retention and recruitment.
High-educated teachers are seeing a decline in pay, even as more of them earn post-baccalaureate degrees, which is fueling a nationwide teacher shortage.
By Patrick O’Donnell Derrick Mcatee flips the “on” switch of his electric clippers as a student settles into the barber chair in the basement of George Washington High School in […]
By Brian Lopez Originally appeared in the Texas Tribune Lawmakers failed to pass legislation on school vouchers or teacher raises this year, but they approved other education-related laws like an […]
Detractors of critical race theory have pushed for the inclusion of alternate courses, such as those provided by institutions like PragerU. With these courses offering a heavily skewed perspective of […]
By Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier Originally appeared in Word in Black Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and Georgia election workers Shaye Moss and Ruby Freeman are “steering this nation to safety.” […]
By Maya Pottiger Originally appeared in Word in Black From pencils and notebooks to tables and chairs, low-paid teachers are shelling out big bucks for necessities their schools won’t provide. […]