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Evaluating Teachers by Student Improvement

By Akosua K. Albritton New York City still wrestles with the questions: Is it that Latoya cannot spell? Or is it that Latoya’s mother works...

The Shame of Black America Isn’t that Black Boys Can’t Read; The Shame Is...

By Phillip Jackson, The Black Star Project Nationally, about 10% of 8th-grade Black males read at or above a proficient level. In other words, on...

The War on Public Schools

Charters, vouchers, and disposable teachers are Trump’s targets. Rachel M. Cohen On November 8, 2016, the man who vowed to be “the nation’s biggest cheerleader for...

Saved by The Bill! Gov.’s Tuition-Free Program Would Begin Rollout in the Fall

First-in-the-Nation Program Provides Free Tuition to New Yorkers Making Less Than $125,000 Per Year at all SUNY and CUNY Two- and Four-Year Colleges Governor Andrew...

Hunter College Student Wins Marshall Scholarship

Hunter College student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a recipient of one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Marshall...

Billionaire NonEducator to Head the Destruction of the US Dept Of Education

By Sam Anderson The Complete elimination of a federal oversight of public education is about to begin. This was a campaign promise of President-Elect Donald...

Who Believes in Me: Report Reveals the Negative Impact of Student-Teacher Mismatches

By Kristin Decarr, Educationnews.org A recent report has detailed the effect that student-teacher demographic mismatches have on teacher expectations pertaining to how well students will perform in...

Dr. Sam Anderson Sheds Light on Common Core and … More Worms...

Part III By Akosua K. Albritton Sam Anderson, Ph.D,,a retired Mathematics  and Black History college professor, is one of the many education professionals who connect Common...

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LENNOX COMMISIONG’S INSPIRATIONAL PORTRAITS

Special to Our Time Press: By Laurie Nadel From Muhammad Ali to Michelle Obama,  Lennox Commisiong’s portraits of  African- American celebrities are getting a lot of attention...

Ron Edmonds 113 Students Sharpen Their Dr. King Voices

Submitted by Margo McKenzie, Founder of giftofletters.com Ten contestants competed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest at the Ronald Edmonds Learning Center 113...
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