Month: June 2020

Support of School Choice Growing in the COVID Spotlight

Since the coronavirus school closures, support for educational choice is growing. A recent opinion poll shows that 64% of respondents support school choice, across party lines: Republicans (75%), Democrats (59%). By race/ethnicity, Black people (68%) and Latinos (63%) are eager to see school choice, along with 68% of white voters. This crisis has shown that […]

Written by on June 8, 2020

Compassion Fatigue During Distance Learning

It’s not just first responders who are feeling compassion fatigue, it’s happening to teachers and school counselors who are struggling with distance learning. Absorbing the fear and trauma of those they serve is a reality for front line workers – and now for educators, too. Distance learning has caused some teachers and counselors to experience […]

Written by on June 8, 2020

Teen Dad Balancing Baby and Books This Father’s Day

We know that 200,000 teen girls give birth every year in the U.S., but what about the other half of the equation – the 200,000 fathers? Unfortunately, only about 33 percent of fathers under 18 stick around to help raise the child. When you consider that 70% of those teen moms don’t graduate – it’s […]

Written by on June 8, 2020

Our Statement regarding National Civil Unrest

We are deeply saddened by the civil unrest across our nation this past week. We know it is painful to see, read about and experience. These events have made the world aware of the trauma and prejudice that many have experienced our entire lives. Our African American friends, families, student and staff have been impacted […]

Written by on June 2, 2020