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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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On March 13, 2020, a historical event occurred due to the corona-virus that shut the entire world down. As an educational leader, my colleagues and I immediately began planning the next steps. However, plans were quickly put on hold as... Continue Reading →

Dear Educators, Being an educator is a heavy responsibility. Everything is your fault if it goes wrong, the entire world is on your shoulders, and everyone is expecting you to have all of the answers. Unfortunately, this pandemic has placed... Continue Reading →

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D. Having a remarkable day is a choice, and I genuinely believe this. My favorite day of the week is Monday. That alone makes people bizarrely look at me. For some reason,... Continue Reading →

Greetings, It's going to be a great day! Remember, small daily improvements, over time, lead to stunning results. Enjoy today's leadership minute... The time to think about your legacy and how you want to be remembered is not on your... Continue Reading →

  Dear Teacher, I still wake up every morning filled with energy, excitement, and enthusiasm looking forward to seeing you and hearing your voice on my friend's computer or my mama's cell phone. Last week she was at work, and... Continue Reading →

Today I had the luxury of observing the first-grade classroom at a school I support. I was blown away at the level of teaching and learning that occurred. However, I was immediately reminded of two incidents I witnessed in my... Continue Reading →

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