BEST OF THE BEST: HOW ACADEMICS ARE BEING LOWERED IN AMERICA

“Let them fail.” a grade shouldn’t be given I was hearing on the television where a school here in New York City was passing students through and not even really … Continue reading BEST OF THE BEST: HOW ACADEMICS ARE BEING LOWERED IN AMERICA

DIGITAL LEARNING: WHAT WILL HAPPEN OF SCHOOLS IN THE FUTURE

“The next step in American learning.” the classroom The classroom has taken on many different faces over time in America. But the future could hold something different in this country … Continue reading DIGITAL LEARNING: WHAT WILL HAPPEN OF SCHOOLS IN THE FUTURE

REMOTE LEARNING: HOW WOULD PARENTS FEEL ABOUT THEIR CHILDREN LEARNING FROM HOME

“Far too impersonal.” at home Parents in the past who home-schooled their children were seen as revolutionaries. But in today’s society, especially with the school shooting across the country, maybe … Continue reading REMOTE LEARNING: HOW WOULD PARENTS FEEL ABOUT THEIR CHILDREN LEARNING FROM HOME

OVERCROWDING: WAYS TO KEEP SCHOOLS FROM GOING OVER THE RECOMMENDED POPULATION

“Navigating these halls can be impossible.” school population Walking the halls of certain high schools, you can’t help but to notice there is a major population issue with some of … Continue reading OVERCROWDING: WAYS TO KEEP SCHOOLS FROM GOING OVER THE RECOMMENDED POPULATION

ACADEMIC LOST LOVE: WHY WE AREN’T EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN ENOUGH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA

“They’re failing and it’s our fault.” When observing the academic landscape of America, and the rest of the world, you can’t help but realize that the rest of the planet … Continue reading ACADEMIC LOST LOVE: WHY WE AREN’T EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN ENOUGH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA

GPA, WHO CARES: HOW IMPORTANT ARE GRADES REALLY?

“Is it really a determinant in life?” All my life in school I was taught that if you are not getting the grade in school, you are setting yourself up … Continue reading GPA, WHO CARES: HOW IMPORTANT ARE GRADES REALLY?

FEAR OF REJECTION: HOW TO COPE WITH HEARING THE WORDS NO

“It hurts to say no, sometimes we don’t even ask.” There are far more hurtful experiences in life than getting rejected. But the feeling of being told no can be … Continue reading FEAR OF REJECTION: HOW TO COPE WITH HEARING THE WORDS NO

LOW INCOME OPTIONS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT FOR KIDS TO EAT IN SCHOOL

“If we don’t feed them who will.” Growing up in school I remember having lunch provided to me because it was based on the income my mother made. Some days … Continue reading LOW INCOME OPTIONS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT FOR KIDS TO EAT IN SCHOOL

PAY FOR PLAY: SHOULD THE NCAA PAY ITS PLAYERS?

“What is wrong with payment?” The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been a strong organization that has served as a platform which has launched the careers of so many … Continue reading PAY FOR PLAY: SHOULD THE NCAA PAY ITS PLAYERS?

PERPENDICULAR WORLDS: GOING TO SCHOOL IN ONE ENVIRONMENT AND LIVING IN A DIFFERENT ONE

“Growing up in two worlds can he tough.” Growing up going to school in one environment, but living in another can be a positive and a negative experience. For me, … Continue reading PERPENDICULAR WORLDS: GOING TO SCHOOL IN ONE ENVIRONMENT AND LIVING IN A DIFFERENT ONE

HBC-U-LATER: DO WE NEED THEM ANYMORE?

“Do they hold up today?” Well over a century ago, African Americans in the United States were denied the access to a lot of universities across the country. This denial prompted … Continue reading HBC-U-LATER: DO WE NEED THEM ANYMORE?

PRIVATE OR PUBLIC: WHICH IS THE BEST EDUCATION?

“Who will benefit, who will lose?” In the past couple of days, Betsy DeVos has been named the United States Secretary of Education. Since being appointed, there has already been … Continue reading PRIVATE OR PUBLIC: WHICH IS THE BEST EDUCATION?