Andre Perry

Betsy DeVos should know robbing Peter to pay Paul is a sin in education

Education budget could end proven programs in favor of perilous policies

“Discovering” black teachers at HBCUs

Black people aren’t asking, Where are the black teachers?

The Civil War may be settled, but the fight to remove its symbols rages on

New Orleans activists aren’t erasing history, but correcting it

What’s wrong with white teachers?

Closing the performance gap between black and white teachers means talking about racism

If universities did more to help poor students, maybe 40 percent wouldn’t drop out before college even begins

Universities should commit to supporting their poorer students even when states do not

Lesson Plan for Letter-Writing Campaign Protesting TOPS Cuts

NOTE: While this lesson plan was written to address funding cuts in Louisiana’s college scholarship program, it may be adapted to efforts to ensure access to postsecondary institutions outside the…


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Poor whites just realized they need education equity as much as black folk

But they must be able to say the word “equity” to get it

Put more gender studies in schools’ sex ed courses

We can’t teach safe sex if kids don’t understand their own and others’ gender identities

Dear Mr. Governor: How you can help poor kids in Louisiana go to college

The TOPS merit-based scholarship program is in jeopardy, but it doesn’t have to be