Tag: Black education entrepreneurs

Rosenwald Schools set the stage for today’s education choice movement

    Rosenwald schools served as a forerunner of the modern choice movement. As the Smithsonian Magazine explained: Between 1917 and 1932, nearly 5,000 rural schoolhouses, modest one-, two-, and three-teacher buildings known as Rosenwald Schools, came to exclusively serve more than 700,000 Black children over four decades. It was through[Read More…]

As COVID pandemic wanes, expect more Black families to seek alternatives to traditional schools

Many families whose schools were closed in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic or who erred on the side of caution about sending their children back to the classroom responded innovatively by forming learning pods – small groups of students led by a teacher or an educator guide. Now[Read More…]