“Yes, I am already planning on Cat being home. I’m OK with it, I like her home, but I think we need to really begin to consider how we reach the most vulnerable communities,” NPU representative Colleen Cook said.
So during school closures, creating innovative schedules for scholars is key. Integrating technology by using apps such as Google classroom, Zoom and Facebook Live are ways to lead classes, forums, debates and other things to keep students occupied.
A Spelman College student has been selected to receive a Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Joya Sims, Class of 2022, a mathematics major from Atlanta, is one of 396 undergraduate scholars selected for the prestigious award for the 2020-2021 academic year.
“We are the backbone, and real fathers provide structure in every aspect of their kid’s lives. We live in a society that has many kids lacking confidence, identity, and self-worth,” Eric Jackson
Dr. Paul Miller, national education leader and Principal and CEO of Green Tech High Charter School, knows a thing or two about what black males from underserved communities need to succeed – and according to him, missing school during the Coronavirus lockdown is not one of them.
The U.S. has a history of filling mass graves with people of color; it’s a recurring theme that visits every century, dating back to the original 13 colonies.
The COVID -19 pandemic has placed a stronger sense of urgency from public school districts to find ways to support academic instruction as school districts are being closed for traditional meetings for the remainder of the school year.