Four Things That Must Stay in 2017 and the Boss Behavior Required for 2018

Ayyyyyyeeeee! As 2017’s time on this earth fades to black, 2018 is waiting to take its place in the sun. As I mined through the events of 2017 — from national disgraces to local blemishes, there are many themes at a macro level that I believe will forever be attached to the year 2017: sexual assault, overt racism, and youth suicides. When assessing local patterns, … Continue reading Four Things That Must Stay in 2017 and the Boss Behavior Required for 2018

Ed Reform and Its “Polite” Segregationist Agenda Take the Stage at NAACP Convention

It’s Saturday, July 22, 2017 and the 108th Convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is in session. At the drop of the opening gavel members of the NAACP will begin the business of deliberating and voting on the issues meant to further the progress of Black people in America. Throughout the next five days nearly 80 celebrities, members of Congress, … Continue reading Ed Reform and Its “Polite” Segregationist Agenda Take the Stage at NAACP Convention

Changing the Game: 26 NEW Rules for the Ed Reform Debate

Originally posted on Citizen Education by Citizen Contributor on March 23, 2017. Chris Stewart of Education Post and blogger extraordinaire gives us food for thought about how to approach the ed reform debate; and it happens to fits nicely with the March 29th Volume and Light post  “They Planning for Our Future, None Of Us Involved.” Buckle up. The narrative of people who oppose ‘school choice’ is well documented. The … Continue reading Changing the Game: 26 NEW Rules for the Ed Reform Debate

If You Care About Education Then Karl Dean’s Run for Governor Should Be On Your Radar

The 2018 race for governor of Tennessee has been a thing for nearly two years. During this time, there has been no shortage of suitors whispering sweet nothings in the ears of potential voters – both Democrat and Republican. Currently, Tennessee sits solidly in the red, but if history is any indication, our next governor is certain to make our red eyes blue. We’ve heard … Continue reading If You Care About Education Then Karl Dean’s Run for Governor Should Be On Your Radar