The play is brand new, but the subject matter is anything but: the "school-to-prison pipeline" that derails the dreams of countless Black children.
Editor’s Note: For the past few months, Dr. Petri has shared his expertise and time in our paper through a weekly column, where he has answere…
As a student, LaNika Barnes didn’t see herself represented in what she was learning in school, something she’s working to rectify as a high sc…
"Now is the time for us to get organized. Working together we are no longer individual voices, each speaking to our own truth, but rather a chorus too beautiful and loud to be ignored.”
I'm not sure I agree with the editorial in the Oct. 4 Daily Progress, borrowed from The Free Lance-Star (“McAuliffe statement raises ire”).
Stafford supervisors voted 6-0 to keep Critical Race Theory and The 1619 Project out of the county's public schools.
The Greene County School Board held its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Despite a rowdy crowd and lively public comment and discussion from those in attendance (nearly 100 people), the board was able to recognize student and staff member achievements from the past year and hear updates on summer school, professional development, the Sheriff’s office memorandum of understanding and the process for the upcoming fiscal year 2023 budget process.
More than ever, we need to support our educators.
Sean Rubin is the author and illustrator of “This Very Tree,” which that tells the story of the terrorist attacks from the perspective of a real Callery pear tree planted between the Twin Towers in the 1970s.
The fact remains, however, that to opt out of vaccination is to exact control over our own lives without much thought to the consequences to the larger population.
"One thing that I think really sticks with me is that I have to build the students up as far as believing in themselves.”
"If your only exposure to Black people is what you see in the news, you are poorly educated. We are blessed to have the opportunity to educate ourselves. We need to be educated about each other."
“In Virginia, teachers have been criticized for questionable activities meant to teach African American history and engage around difficult topics.”
Editor’s note: this is part two in an ongoing series about meeting the needs of students during the pandemic.
Basic needs that the fund could help with include food, transportation, study aids or furniture for online learning such as a desk.
The new legislation Democratic leaders will introduce Monday, if enacted, will allow school districts to offer virtual learning only to students whose parents request it.
Push has come to shove for school districts that remain fully virtual, as Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday they must begin to offer in-person learning by March 15.
Teachers in Atlantic County are calling on the governor to halt plans for a return to in-person education this fall in favor of all-remote learning.