Education

Is This Another Reconstruction?

Yes. The pain of reconstruction is here. Now systems are shifting as many in the…

A Very Brief Look At How the U.S. Education System Has Failed Black Students

There was an acute feeling of shame when my eighth grade history teacher clicked on…

Ethnic Studies Saved My Life

A proposed legislation recognizing the centrality of race, ethnicity, and social justice in high school…

Let’s Resurrect the Critical Mission of Colleges of Education

According to research by the Economic Policy Institute, the growing teacher shortage in the nation’s…

Women Faculty of Color Face Systemic Oppression in Academia

The tenure process is the academe’s “knee-on-neck” for faculty of color. Anyone who comes through this…

A Parent & Adjunct Assistant Professor’s Guide to the Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been an informing moment in time for me.  When life changed…

A Student’s Guide to Self-Management During the Pandemic

For millions of students enrolled in college programs, this year looks drastically different than previous…

The Case for Philosophy to be Taught in Schools

When I was very young, I had a lot of questions. I remember questioning my…

Critical Race Theory is Critical to Our Continued Understanding of Societal Injustice

Donald Trump recently issued a directive to end diversity and inclusion training that uses critical…

Students vs. the Shutdown: The Unheard Voices of the COVID Generation

Over the summer, the members of my high school’s debate club Zoomed in from countries…

Reading is Essential to Political Power

The ability and willingness to read has always enabled upward social mobility. Reading is a…

Navigating the College Experience During a Pandemic

In all honesty, having Covid derail my senior year wasn’t a fun experience. No prom,…

COVID-19 canceled public meetings for the largest school board bond in state history. We still need community voices.

I knew 2020 would be a significant year: the decennial census, critical primaries, and a…

Adaptation

Mr. Jeffries Staff-meetings are the absolute worst. It seems as if they are more for…

Thriving Through Trauma: The Power of Social and Emotional Learning

Imagine if you will a whirlwind of children laughing, cheering, jeering and screaming with mobile…