On Kindergarten and Little Black Girls

My daughter started kindergarten last week. And it was bittersweet. On the one hand, I was excited to see her transition out of daycare into the formal system of education - a transition that clearly indicated that my precious five year old, the one who I carried for 9 months, nursed for 2 years, and …

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Why Our System of Education is Really, Really Broken

Last week, I took my 4 year old daughter to get screened so that she can start kindergarten next fall. As I understand it, schools like to know where your kids are before they start so that they know how best to meet them where they are (at least that was my interpretation of this …

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