Alexis Henry

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Howard University's First Students Were White And Other Little Known Facts About HBCU's

There are over 100 historically black colleges and universities in the United States.<p>According to the Higher Education Act of 1965, an HBCU is defined as an institution established and accredited before 1964, whose principal mission was to educate black Americans.<p>HBCUs were established in response …

Is Teacher Education the Real Problem?

Last month seven U.S. states announced intentions to revamp teacher-preparation and licensing requirements that essentially make it tougher to become and remain a teacher. Some of the new requirements include steeper admission requirements for teacher-training programs and licensing based on …

How ‘Common Core’ helps teachers

There’s a new punching bag in education policy. Known as the Common Core, the new standards adopted across the country and in New York City …

The Teaching Profession: Then and Now

Back in the early 1970s, I was invited to give a keynote speech at a National Science Teachers Association meeting. I was thrilled to meet Bill Aldridge, then president of the NSTA, who said to me, "Vicki, the women's movement is ruining education." What he meant was that, up to this point, …