education

Parents, as we send our children off to school, let’s remember to keep our teachers in mind. Rising COVID cases are leading to staff shortages and extra strain on those working in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Systems. Reports show 119 CMS staff have recently tested positive from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. CMS also reported that […]

As parents, we are concerned about our children’s safety, especially when they are out of our sight. With rising covid cases and students making their way back into the classroom, there may be even more concern. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe and relieve some of your worry: Talk to your […]

Although there have been concerns about the safety of returning to in-person instruction, CMS teachers and students will return to the classroom this week. Teachers returned today for a workday while students are scheduled to return tomorrow, Jan. 4. The district has acknowledged safety concerns and sent parents a voicemail addressing their plans to keep […]

While some universities in the Charlotte area have decided to continue in-person classes, UNC Charlotte announced today that they will start the spring semester remotely. UNC Charlotte Chancellor Sharon Gaber said that classes will be delivered online until Feb. 22. The university has also made changes to spring break. Spring break will remain a week long […]

While many students have left school for the holiday break, they may be required to meet new COVID-19 protocols before returning to campus. Charlotte’s Queen University is requiring that all students, staff, and falculty receive a COVID-19 booster shot. The senior leadership team for the university said shots should be received by Feb. 15, 2022, or […]

Don’t let the dirty talk and twerking fool ya!  Megan The Stallion is a very smart and intelligent college graduate who has a desire to see that more people like her get a fair shot at life.  So, she is giving away a 4-year scholarship away to one lucky college student to the Long Island […]

This pandemic has thrown everything into a tailspin.  Schools districts in the Charlotte and metro area are making plans to reopen, but some of the details are unclear.  If you’re like me, you simply want to know when the kids are set to return to school whether its face-to-face or virtual/online learning.  Well, below is […]

And they just told us to shut up and dribble… LeBron James has refused to let basketball limit him or keep him from talking about social issues that affect his communities. Thankfully though, he isn’t the only basketball star aiming to make a difference. Derrick Rose started a college scholarship program which will award more than […]

The Akron elementary school he's starting means more to him than any championships, awards or records.

  Illinois math teacher, Cassie Crim, is now a viral sensation after using her rapping skills to help her students learn math. Crim’s tactic to motivating her kids is remixing popular rap songs and rewording them to fit all things algebra and geometry.  She told ABC News, “I really just try to connect what I […]

Two young ladies are making the grade and serving up rhymes in a hot track about academic excellence. The pair, 11-year-old 6th graders from Milwaukee Excellence Charter School in Wisconsin, have become the voice of their academy with a song called Excellence First. Borrowing a beat from Tee Grizley‘s First Day Out, 6th Grade teacher […]

Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a tough decision among the elite schools vying for her enrollment.