Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective

It’s that time of year when every administrator should be preparing themselves for their first round of formal observations. Hopefully, this isn’t the first time teachers see you in their classrooms. I would love to think that you have been a fixture in classrooms, and teachers/kids know what to expect when you visit.  As youContinue reading “Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective”

Black Mamma Agency!

The Buzz Around Town. Lately, I’ve heard arguments that leave me angry and confused. Most of these arguments center around “Cancel Culture, ” “Agency,” and “Ownership.”  “Black Mamma” Agency and Ownership in the era of cancel culture is real.  Alas, we have folks that are trying to discredit these ladies, and I simply will notContinue reading “Black Mamma Agency!”

We Can all Come to the Same Revelation About High Stakes Testing; We Wish it Happened less.

High Stakes Testing. We can all come to the same revelation about high stakes testing; we wish it happened less. To the contrary, high stakes testing drives another narrative that folks don’t want to focus on, and that’s teacher accountability. If a teacher has a student all year, there should be the expectation that theContinue reading “We Can all Come to the Same Revelation About High Stakes Testing; We Wish it Happened less.”

Diane “21 Savage” Ravitch

Diane “21 Savage” Ravitch. Diane ” 21 Savage” Ravitch in her most recent blog post states, “To understand the charter industry, you must appreciate that it is driven by extremely wealthy people and has no grassroots.” Ms. Ravitch’s assertion that the charter school industry is not a grassroots movement couldn’t be further from the truth.Continue reading “Diane “21 Savage” Ravitch”

The Edupurist Podcast

The “Edupurists” Podcast.  (Click this link for the new podcast)  The Edupurist Podcast focuses on education in its purest form, the truth. The Edupurist podcast will shed light on the many issues that affect Black/Brown families. Each episode will focus on changing the narrative by using education as a catalyst for change. The goal isContinue reading “The Edupurist Podcast”