Longtime Educator Offers Last Rites, Lays to Rest Tired Debate on Public School Choice

Guest Blogger Dia L. Jones joins Volume and Light to lay to rest the charter school vs. traditional public school argument – once and for all. Ashes to ashes. Dearly Beloved, We are all gathered here today to celebrate the life and death of a perennial verbal battle. An argument where the 1% continues to pull the strings of the 99%. Where the 1% narrate … Continue reading Longtime Educator Offers Last Rites, Lays to Rest Tired Debate on Public School Choice

“We Believe Black People Must Seek That Education By Any Means Necessary.”

During the most recent Tennessee legislative session, the subject of vouchers was indeed the star of the show. While the existence and proliferation of charter schools is a hot topic around here, the discourse on using public dollars for private schools (vouchers) is transitioning from slow burn to a full-blown fire. Even though several bills were introduced during the 2017 session, only one passed, but … Continue reading “We Believe Black People Must Seek That Education By Any Means Necessary.”

Howard Fuller, Chairman Emeritus of BAEO, Graces Nashville’s Clergy with Unvarnished Truth

So this happened. Thank you @HowardLFuller for the marching orders; unvarnished and with love. @ntlBAEO pic.twitter.com/4AeEchB5ZD — Vesia #OneVoice Hawkins (@vesiawils) November 17, 2016 Thursday, November 17th, Project Renaissance and local Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) organizer Neonta Williams invited Howard L. Fuller, BAEO’s founder and Chair Emeritus, to Nashville. The extremely well-organized breakfast was specifically for Nashville’s clergy, but other community leaders (mostly ed reformers) were … Continue reading Howard Fuller, Chairman Emeritus of BAEO, Graces Nashville’s Clergy with Unvarnished Truth