The library’s summer programs provide free educational experiences that may otherwise be out of reach for many families, said SMART Summer Honorary Chair Mayor Eric L. Johnson “The City of […]
Here We Go Again. Another Black Student Punished for White Wrongdoings
Missouri high school sophomore Mary Walton was suspended for violating classroom cell phone use after recording her white teacher repeatedly using the n-word.
A year ago, these Uvalde kids left school early. They’re haunted by what happened next.
By Uriel J. Garciad and Evan L’Roy Originally appeared in the Texas Tribune The three Treviño children have suffered from panic attacks and nightmares since a mass shooting a year […]
How educational games have evolved over time
By Caroline Delbert The act of having fun raises levels of dopamine, endorphins, and oxygen in a person’s body: all essential ingredients for learning. Oliver Davis // Getty Images For […]
3 Black Teachers of the Year Share What Keeps Them in the Classroom
By Maya Pottiger Originally appeared in Word in Black Black Teacher of the Year winners from coast to coast discuss what keeps them in the classroom, what worries them about […]
Texas schools say it’s time to stop tying mental health funding to school safety money
Originally appeared in the Texas Tribune Security cameras or a suicide prevention program? Bulletproof glass or a staff mental health counselor? Those are the difficult, heartbreaking choices Texas school officials […]
Sheryl Lee Ralph: Teachers Are Among ‘The Most Disrespected’ Profession
Originally appeared in Word in Black Emmy-winning actor Sheryl Lee Ralph discusses Teacher Appreciation Week, teacher pay, and Abbott Elementary BTS on this episode of Union Talk, a podcast by […]
Neighborhood Fears for Black Parents
By Scott Blair Black parents are fearing for their children’s safety. A recent Pew Research study found that 29% of Black parents rated their neighborhood as only fair/poor regarding quality […]
The Latest Trend: Fight Club
By Giani Clarkson Buffalo Springfield wrote a song in 1967 called “For What It’s Worth”. The song has a classic opening, and it goes like this: There’s something happening here […]
Is Dual Enrollment or AP Better for Earning College Credit?
By Maya Pottiger Originally appeared in Word in Black Both programs allow high school students to get a head start on earning their college degrees, but it can be tough […]