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Study: Let Your Kids Fail

By Victor Trammell Encouraging children to do their best work in order to reap acceptable results is a part of the parenting process. However, setbacks are also a part of the reality children face as they grow up. According to a research study, expecting children to do well and helping them each and every time […]

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Black Male Educator Explains Why Black Men Quit Being Teachers

By Victor Trammell The solution to solving the education-related problems of black male K-12 students in the inner-city seems simple: Hire more black men as teachers. However, in the classrooms of urban public schools across America, black men are noticeably absent from the position of teacher. It’s very rare to see a black man who […]

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How Virginia Is Outsourcing “Troubled” Black, Poor Kids’ Education

By Victor Trammell Currently, the U.S. state of Virginia is engaging in a process of outsourcing the education system of a public school in the city of Richmond. According to TheAtlantic.com, Virginia’s Richmond Alternative School (RAS) has hired a private company to perform the task of managing what administrators describe as a “troubled student populace,” […]

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Why Some Parents Are Refusing To Make Their Kids Do Homework

By Victor Trammell Homework is a regular part of the routine children engage in while attending school. Some parents complain that their children aren’t being assigned enough homework by their teachers. Other parents feel that their children are being assigned too much. The question for the latter scenario is how much homework is too much? […]

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Detroit Schools in Horrific Conditions While Nearby Suburban Schools Thrive

By Victor Trammell The news out of the Detroit, Michigan area over the problematic issues involving its schools systems is getting more gloomy by the day. Detroit Public Schools (DPS) has been making national headlines because of the district’s dire financial troubles over the past few years. This past May, teachers were staging protests over […]

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Why Michigan Is Closing Some Of The Best Public Schools

By Victor Trammell The state of Michigan might be preparing to  close some its best district and charter schools in 2017 due to the failing standardized test scores of the students at these schools. According to the website Chalkbeat Detroit, over 100 Michigan’s schools are in danger of being closed at the end of the […]

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UN Experts Condemn Bad Treatment of Black Kids in American Schools

By Victor Trammell A group of social justice experts working for the United Nations (UN) have determined that America’s schools are the some of the biggest breeding grounds for discrimination against black children. According to a preliminary report by the U.N.’s Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, school-aged black youths deal with disproportionately […]

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Texas Teacher’s Bold Stand On Homework Goes Viral

By: Krystle Crossman Homework is something that students and parents cringe at. It seems that these days kids are coming home with more homework than they have time for. This leaves everyone frustrated by the end of the night. One teacher at a Texas elementary school decided that she had enough and changed her homework […]

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Meet Donna Beasley: Founder of First-Ever Interactive eBook Library for Black Kids

By Victor Trammell For the first time in the history of the publishing industry, a digital library platform has been created for the purpose of educating and entertaining black and Latino children. According to the Atlanta Black Star, a series of eBooks called KaZoom Kids iStory Books was released this summer by an American black woman […]

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HBCU Grads Succeed More Than Other Black Grads Who Didn’t Go To HBCUs

By Victor Trammell The idea of black students learning better and succeeding at a higher rate by being alongside their own and being taught by their own at the collegiate level isn’t just a matter of theory. Scientific evidence has proven time and time again that black students who attend one of our nation’s Historically […]

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Teacher Angry About Budget Cuts Runs For Political Office

By Victor Trammell A math and special education teacher who works at a school in Norman, Oklahoma has started his bid for political office after being fed up with the way his state handles public education funding. According to Education Week, Shawn Sheehan (pictured), Oklahoma’s reigning Teacher of the Year is currently running as an […]

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8 Year Old Entrepreneur Bakes To Buy Mom a House

By: Krystle Crossman Jalen Bailey, 8, and his mother live together in a small rental house in Fresno, California. Jalen has much bigger dreams than this small home however. He became an entrepreneur at a young age with one simple goal in mind…a house for his mother. It all started in preschool when he was […]

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