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Saturday-Afternoon Epiphany

By Shawn Vester-Khan So I was just chilling at home and decided to catch up on some reality TV. I was not really paying that much attention until an argument broke out among a few of the characters, and even …
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Success 360 Morehouse

By Christopher A. Daniel – words By Larnell Ellison – pictures In 1991, Morehouse College freshmen roommates Gavin McGuire and Kevin Morris made a pact with each other to devote their life’s work to encouraging young met...
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The Old Jim Crow

By Randy R. Miller, Sr. What does racial integration mean to the Black & Latino inner-city student? If you ask African Americans to name a landmark Supreme Court decision from the last hundred years, most will probab...
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More than One Way to Get an Education

  By Christina Stopka-Rinnert A new phase of life began for our family this past Monday. My oldest headed off to college (a semester ahead of his classmates!) and my youngest started an online, at-home high school. ...
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The Art of Disciplining Children Who Are Not Yours

By Randy R. Miller, Sr. How do you discipline children who are not yours? As a vice principal in an urban school, I am the man in charge of “disciplining” students. However, I don’t consider myself to be the prototypical...
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Four Tough Questions about Charter Schools

By Mark Naison The powers that be in the Democratic Party, including President Obama, have made charter schools their main vehicle for educational renewal in low-income communities, and there are more than a few civil-ri...
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The Teacher Chronicles – Gift Giving

By Libby Rego It’s the holiday season! To most parents and family members of school-aged children, that means one thing – presents. As adults and as role models, let’s reflect on what the children in our lives trul...