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Grades, Grades, Grades!

Hello parents/guardians,

I can hardly believe that we are quickly approaching the end of October, and soon, Thanksgiving and winter break will be here! Before I get into the students’ work, I wanted to make sure to let you know about some changes with the gradebook. 540 more words

Friday Open Thread | Sharecroppers History

TGIF We hope you’re getting informed about sharecroppers history.

Landlord, What In the Heaven Is The Matter With You?

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Wednesday Open Thread | Sharecroppers' History

Happy Hump day! We continue with SharecropperS’ history.

Missouri Sharecroppers Strike of 1939


Tuesday Open Thread | Sharecroppers' History

Today’s feature:

The March of Time- Sharecroppers in the Black Belt 1936


Texan mom wins fight against textbook that 'erased' slavery

A Texas mom shocked that her son’s textbook merely called African slaves “workers” is thrilled that publisher McGraw-Hill  has promised revisions. But changing a single caption is hardly enough to combat what some educational experts call a wave of ideologically-fueled school standards that downplay the role of race and slavery in shaping America today. 143 more words

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Ben Carson Uses Empowerment Message in Bid to Sway Black Voters

Stephen Dinan reports: Ben Carson is hoping to awaken black voters to his campaign with a message of economic empowerment, saying the black community has been done a disservice by heeding political power overtures from Democrats. 414 more words