Suspension Rates Impact Reading for Black Boys

By Corinne Bridgewater February 1, 2017   I read an article the other day that New York City is updating their discipline code to almost rid suspensions in K-2 classrooms. As an upper grade teacher, I worked at a school with a tremendous suspension rate, and saw how it hindered a lot of my students […]


7 Things You Should Know about Barbershop Books

1. Barbershop Books is education reform. Education reform has become synonymous with charter schools. We believe that education reform is not a school, a curriculum, or a particular program, but rather education reform means changing the educational experiences of children for the better. Designing educational environments and creating educational experiences that transform young reluctant readers into children […]