For Parents of Children of Color When Called to Your Child’s School

This is meant to encourage you to engage with your child’s school, especially your child’s teachers. It is well known that there are so many things that can go wrong in life and for your children, it begins at home, with you and what they receive from you. How you speak to them, discipline them, […]

A Report On How School Funding Benefits White Children

  The truth is that, in 2019,  U.S. public education  is still a separate but ‘unequal’ system. As originally intended and framed, long before Brown v. Board of Education in Topeka, Kansas in 1954, public education was totally segregated.  The schools and communities inhabited by children of color were significantly underresourced. Along with fewer resources, […]

Here’s What I Learned From Teaching Beyond The Textbooks!

I taught Social Studies in middle school for one year, and in that year, I learned at least one very valuable lesson. It isn’t what I learned from the text books, because that year, I was given no textbooks from which to teach. It’s what I learned about and from the students themselves. My public […]

With An MOU with NYPD- What Are Public School Students to Understand?

  MOU: Memorandum of Understanding In the NYC Public Schools system, there is an MOU-memorandum of understanding, in place between themselves and the NYPD. Essentially, it says tat the police are welcomed on our school campus grounds in order to ensure and enforce safety. PROBLEM: The NYC public schools are largely urban with lower income […]