Do the Streets Have More Influence on the Behavior and Goals of Black Male Collegians than the Education they Should be Pursuing?

I have come to understand that there is a fine line that most young people walk between fitting in with the social and cultural norms that each generation creates and pursuing their life goals. This struggle becomes much more difficult for African-American youth as they exchange the comfort and guidance that their parents provided on…

Why Many of Our Children Resist Education

Each academic school year that expires lays increasing trepidations regarding the direction that our children, and therefore our future, are headed at the feet of every educator/administrator. Put simply, there is something amiss in regards to the education that the vast majority of African-American youth are passively receiving in this nation’s K-16 educational institutions. A…

Early Childhood Education is Critical

Early childhood education is of critical importance to the future of our children, and our nation. Children who experience seamless and comprehensive services from birth until age five are more likely to enter kindergarten prepared for success with a strong foundation in both education and social domains. Research shows that quality early childhood education leads…