Monthly Archives: November 2020

Want to Support Black Students? Invest in Black Teachers

Their numbers have been declining for decades.

Growing up with Black teachers as mothers, we lived in households where discussions of education were ever-present, involved and sometimes, to our annoyance as children, inescapable. Both of our moms spent their years in the classroom fighting to replace outdated and racially biased curricula, clashing with colleagues who substituted punishment for pedagogy, particularly when dealing with Black students, and struggling against the low expectations of administrators with limited visions of Black potential…

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Bertram L. Ashe Educational Foundation Fall Fundraising Campaign 2020

The Bertram Leonard Ashe Educational Foundation is conducting its second annual Fall Fundraising Campaign. The fundraising campaign is in celebration of American Education Week November 16-20 and will kick off with a presentation of an award to the foundation’s 2020 scholarship recipient.

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