Posts Tagged ‘public schools’

There’s a Monster In Room 301: Part 2

There’s a Monster In Room 301: Part 2
[Author's Note: This post is the second in a two-part series called "There's a Monster in Room 301". The first post can be found by clicking here].” [Editors Note: The names of the students have been changed to protect their identities]. Before I continue, a little history about me. In the eight...
March 15th, 2012 | Blog, Essays, Family, Featured, Part of the Solution, Social Justice | Read More

There’s a Monster in Room 301

There’s a Monster in Room 301
(Editor’s Note: This is part one in a two-part series) A few months back, I had traveled to Boston. Upon flying into Logan International, I took a cab from the airport and happened to get into a guy named Tony’s cab. At first, I didn’t think anything of it. Honestly, I had a million of other...
February 23rd, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Support MacFarland Middle School In Washington, DC

Support MacFarland Middle School In Washington, DC
When Waiting For Superman came out in the fall of 2010, I was nervous as much as I was excited. While the movie sparked a long overdue conversation about the cracks and crevices of American K-12 education, I knew it was doing so by highlighting the very school district where I teach, DC Public Schools....
June 7th, 2011 | Columns, Featured, Part of the Solution, Social Justice | Read More