Starting Them Young

Marva Collins is the teacher I was looking for all my life. She started a school on Chicago’s Westside one block from where we lived when I was growing up but it wasn’t until I got to Spokane after graduate school that I discovered her – too late for me and for my son.  We don’t know about these things until we start communicating with each other.  What are the resources in our community that could improve our children’s futures?

Take a look at Marva Collins’ approach:


Education Pages


Our Culture – African American Culture

More Cultures – Welcoming and Learning

Health    click here


In Honor of Carl Maxey Diversity Scholarship


Dr. Lawrence Burnley: Reading Beyond the Requirements

3 thoughts on “Education

  1. Re-writing history… ANY history is a revolting idea. No matter what shame we or our ancestors brought upon us, we must recognize and learn from the past. How else do we understand wrongs that have been committed?


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