Here’s Why Black and Brown Parents Are Suing LAUSD

Parents in Los Angeles are fed up—and nobody fixes problems quite like fed-up parents. One such group of frustrated families have formed the organization Worth More LA to challenge the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) distance learning program in court.  https://www.facebook.com/WorthMoreLA/videos/344564926687349

Exposing Students to Different Viewpoints Is Not Indoctrination

Protests this summer brought to the forefront the need for social justice and racial equity. Many advocates and activists have been fighting this battle for decades. These advocates and activists aren’t only on the streets or at meetings speaking up for change; they are also inside of...

Black Male Teachers Aren’t Just Good at Handshakes

Teachers who establish meaningful relationships with their students should be celebrated and modeled after. However, social media has a way of turning any narrative on its head; making teachers overnight sensations for sharing complex handshakes with their students. Inventing customary handshakes for each student...

Teachers Can Help Repair a Broken System If We Change How We Train Them

Education has never been something that has been valued in the United States as evidenced by our nation’s leaders continually cutting the education budget. They take away the capital needed for programming, initiatives, and resources that go towards the children, who for decades, have been poorly educated...

Not Everything About E-Learning Is Bad

COVID-19 has not gone away, yet many schools are planning to return to in-person learning. In some places, cases have declined but many districts just view another quarter of e-learning as untenable. Most people have likely heard or seen the horror stories of online education or even...