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by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D. I did some reflecting this weekend and asked my daughter this question as it relates to various topics. Before I allowed her to answer, I shared a story with her. The summer heading into my junior... Continue Reading →

In my school district, engagement with boys is at an all-time high. In my position, I support 12 schools. Ten elementary schools and two middle. I have the opportunity to visit each school and observe at least four classes a... Continue Reading →

Last weekend I took a mini-vacation and it ended up not only being a vacation but an interesting experience. While hanging out after dinner with my cousin in the foyers social area we began to dance as we had music... Continue Reading →

A few weeks ago, I interacted with a second-grade student who reminded me why you should never give up on a child. While conducting an observation, I felt this student looked at me the entire observation, and she kept waving.... Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty around the globe. For school administrators, educators, and students, it has not only disrupted learning but also reimagined the way education is provided. Students have been forced to face ever-changing school... Continue Reading →

Positive mental health plays an extremely important role in many aspects of life, including academia. To educators, it is becoming ever more apparent that students require mental health support and assistance developing skills related to emotional intelligence. However, as a... Continue Reading →

This has been a very crazy and challenging school year for everyone. In the past few weeks, I've talked to several parents about their teenage sons and a total lack of interest in school. Not completing assignments, not logging on,... Continue Reading →

Perceptions of Black Males in School: What Some Educators See, Feel, Do, and the Results

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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