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By Marcus Jackson, Ed.D.Posted on June 27, 2020To be me is rough, robust, and plenty of other stuff. Even at the reveal party, everyone sighed at the color blue as they knew the hell I'll have to go through. You... Continue Reading →

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Well, the New Year is upon us which signifies the beginning of the second half of the school year. As a former basketball player, during halftime, my coach would always stress how important the first five minutes of the second... Continue Reading →

Upon entering a school I support, I noticed an irate black male student who was completely tuned out and ignoring everyone. I gently walked up to the young brother and said "Hello my name is Dr. Jackson but most people... Continue Reading →

This week I was acting principal at a school I support. I had an awesome time connecting and chatting with the students. But something magical happened. When one of the Black Male students passed by me, I stopped him and... Continue Reading →

By: Dr. Marcus Jackson August 29, 2021 As a new principal, I would always take the staff to the gym to do an activity that involved shooting basketball and the importance of differentiated instructional strategies when planning to meet the... Continue Reading →

Today I sat in a professional development session on virtual learning to conduct a needs assessment and it turned into a "How" session. Let me explain. Within the first 10 minutes of the session, the participants asked the facilitator a... Continue Reading →

As we approach the month of July, school districts and principals are fine-tuning their District and School Improvement Plans. These plans consist of a plethora of quantitative data analyses from the school year. However, now more than ever, it's important... Continue Reading →

My grandmother is one of the most influential women in my life. She's played a significant role in me becoming the man that I am today. She's a child of God, a hard worker, and was loved by everyone. At... Continue Reading →

As we celebrate the second day of Teacher Appreciation I would like to take a minute to highlight the teachers in the twelve schools I support. We've been through so much here in Lake Charles, but our teacher's hard work,... Continue Reading →

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