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October 5th was the deadline for students eligible to renew their participation in DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. For those students who came to the United States as children, DACA grants them permission to stay and continue their education and civic...

First Day of School in the neo-Klan Era

This is about me.    Today was my daughter’s first day of school. For a variety of difficult reasons connected to the price black people pay to get our children elite education in the south, her school is predominantely white. It is a progressive white school as far...

Computer Science, the Saviors and the Soldiers

On Friday President Obama launched an historic effort to improve computer science education in the United States.  His announcement was a tremendous achievement for the CS education community and for the STEM education community in general. Not only did he lend the...