“Poor, black and brown students in my community don’t see the same stuff upper-class students do. When we get out of high school, we go straight into the workforce. The idea of college is a distant one. Teachers cannot solve this issue by themselves.”
The founders of Oklahoma’s largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme that involved the use of “ghost students” to artificially inflate enrollment numbers, investigators allege.
Courtesy of TheGrio MIAMI (AP) — Florida public schools will now be required to teach students about mental health under a new mandate passed by the state board of education. The board […]
People are calling for more accountability of charter schools when traditional public schools have been allowed to fly under the radar for years. I mean, don’t we want accountability for all schools?
On Tuesday at 9 a.m., teachers will hear from Tulsa author and historian Hannibal Johnson, who has written extensively about the Greenwood District, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre. Johnson is also a contributor on the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission.
The harder you work, does not mean you’ll get what you deserve. It only means you’re working to potentially get what others were given.
“The students and community are excited. They’ve waited for years to have a facility that is up to par with the rest of the city. Every time I go somewhere, from the barbershop to the grocery store and department stores, everyone is always asking me, ‘Is it ready? When is it going to be ready? I can’t wait.’ I show them a few pictures, and they say, ‘Man, that’s great. That’s cool, man. I love this! This is going to be great!’.”