May 20, 2020

In Schools, Equity Should be a Verb

One month. That’s how long it took for Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to officially close schools for the remainder of the year, after declaring a […]
March 4, 2020

COMMUNICATE TO WIN: Six Effective Strategies State and Local School Districts Can Leverage to Engage Parents

Listen, I know parents. Aside from my own, I have had the pleasure of meeting hundreds of parents throughout the course of my career. I interviewed […]
October 9, 2019

Towards Solutions for Students in Baton Rouge

As I move through our community – and the nation, to be honest – folk stop me to talk about what is going on in schools […]
September 17, 2019

STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT…What does “Student Progress” mean? How Much Student Progress is ENOUGH? + WHO is WINNING BIG for Students in BATON ROUGE?

I’m often irritated by how the local media covers education issues in Baton Rouge. It’s almost like our local newspaper is an extension of the East […]
August 21, 2019

This Tricky Thing Called Equity (in education)

The word equity is thrown around a lot when talking about the transformation of schools to better serve students. There is no consensus on what equity […]
July 31, 2019


Is it possible for two opposing facts to both be true?  As a parent raising two black boys in Baton Rouge, I often asked myself this […]