A View from the Battlefront by Jamala Rogers
Published in Blackcommentator.com, May 14, 2015
There’s no defense for cheating and I’m not here to mount a defense for those black teachers caught up in the scandal to raise test scores in Atlanta public schools. Seeing African American teachers being led out of a courtroom in handcuffs is still unsettling for me.
I know the trials and tribulations of teachers and administrators struggling to bring a positive educational experience in the chaos and oppressive conditions that have been created by the State-imposed policies and dictates.