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No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]
Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, knows just how important education is for the future leaders of our nation and the world. She recently spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about the state of the American education system.
Hillary Clinton gets pushback from teachers union members over her support of charter schools. Some of the educators booed the presidential candidate.
Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students–especially children of color–at a higher rate than public schools.
Watch Roland Martin, Howard Fuller, Nina Rees, guest host Avis Jones-DeWeever, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the charter school versus traditional school debate in the video clip above.
Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now.
Educator and author Chris Emdin has some practical advice for teachers who want to more effectively teach and reach Black students and has detailed these practices in his new book, “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y’all too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education.”
Cornell Belcher discusses polling data showing that 72 percent of Black parents favor charter schools.
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