Mya’s consistency in making good grades and ambitions to attend college came to an abrupt halt.
Public school elected officials shouldn’t be picking sides on the charter school debate; they should be eradicating it, so all kids have equitable opportunities and equal access to learning environments that will make them the most successful.
If Mayor Pete wants more South Bend police officers of color in the future, he’s going to have to start with improving the academic outcomes for Black and Brown students in his city so they can graduate having the skill sets required to become a South Bend Law enforcement officer.
Research shows the testing era had a laser-like focus on language arts and math, with less time devoted to social studies or civics education. Many argue that social studies content is easily woven into literacy units.
Disadvantaged students must not only debate with their intellect and skill but possibly against someone who has the resources to increase their knowledge of the activity at some prestigious, expensive debate camp.
The School Naming Committee is inviting community members to be part of the school naming process by attending the Gilcrease and Bunche School Name Information Night on Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. at the Tulsa Dream Center (200 W. 46th St. N.).
Cormell Padillow Published 06/12/2019 By Cormell J. Padillow, contributing writer & intern My name is Cormell, and I attended McLain Junior High for 8th grade. It’s an inner-city majority black and brown […]