University of Delaware's (UD) President Dennis Assanis owes the talented and hardworking students of Delaware an apology. In response to a question during the recent Joint Finance Committee meeting about why fewer than 40% of the school's students come from Delaware, President Assanis explained: “I am not the one holding back the kids in Delaware … Continue reading University of Delaware’s president owes Delaware students an apology
Love public education? Care about who runs our schools.
It doesn't matter how much you wear “red for public ed.” It doesn't mean you love public education. It doesn't even mean you stand with teachers or truly care what happens with students in our schools. It's like wearing red on Valentine's Day as your gift to your significant other. They’d take substance over style … Continue reading Love public education? Care about who runs our schools.
All Who Can’t Hear Must Feel
This post is adapted from a speech I delivered to students at the University of Delaware Political Science and International Relations Convocation in May 2015. I’m the last of my mother’s 5 kids, she had me at 40 years old, and she named me Atnreakn Siahyonkron Babatunde Alleyne. Atnreakn is an ancient Egyptian name derived … Continue reading All Who Can’t Hear Must Feel