Brian Betts was a charismatic middle school principal in Washington, DC. A one-of-a-kind educator, Brian was beloved by students and colleagues alike. He talks about leadership and more in this interview.
Archive for April, 2010
Khalil Osiris’ “Circle of Courage” is one strategy the school is using to try and help students stay out of trouble and pass their classes. But how much can sitting in a circle and talking really help?
When Dr. Edmond Donald decided to start a school newspaper at Schwarz Academy in New Orleans, he wasn't sure what to expect.
"Treme" cast member Ameer Baraka hopes to expose New Orleans' teenagers to the world of production work as an alternative to crime.
How does you teach a 17-year-old to read? What approach would you try with teenagers who have gotten in trouble with the law?