1358 Eagle Academy For Young Men Iii
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
By Chris Palmer
A panel that ended a week of activities organized by the Eagle Academy Foundation discussed strategies for raising young men of color. Alan Farrell, who works on the city’s Fatherhood Initiative, summed up the message: “One of the take-aways is advocacy. And advocacy means we have got to show up.”
Monday, May 07, 2012
Charles M. Blow focused his Op-Ed column on a teacher near and dear to his heart: his mother, a teacher of 34 years who then volunteered in a school after she retired, then won a seat on the school board -- proof, he writes, that "teaching is one of those jobs you do with the whole of you." And Michael Winerip devotes his On Education column to teaching students who are resisting participation in a new Stanford University and Pearson Education study to develop a system to weed out unfit teachers.