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Barry White Jr. is a fifth-grade educator at Ashley Park PreK-8 School in Charlotte, North Carolina. He recently received praise after a video of him doing personalized handshakes with his 60 students went viral. With every twist and turn, White makes it his mission to have a personal connection with each student as he/she enters his classroom.…

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Every unappreciated, underpaid teacher’s dream is to walk away from the grip of the classroom and grow a business. Whether you are physically in the classroom each day or not, you’ll always be an educator at heart and have a strong skill set to take into other endeavors. A prime example of how to use…

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Minorities are significantly underrepresented in public schools, despite the fact that the number of black and Latino students have increased. A new report from the Center for American Progress, in Washington, D.C., titled, “The Leaky Pipeline for Teachers of Color: Getting More Teachers of Color Into the Classroom,” revealed that while much has been done…

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What happens when a teacher decides that she wants to make sure that no child is truly left behind? You get students who would have slipped through the cracks suddenly transforming into winners. In this case, Midway Elementary School technology and math teacher Victoria Williams worked with two of the most unlikely achievers. One student…

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