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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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