The Manhattan Guardian

Yes, I Do Want You To Explain It To Them

Jose Vilson Jose 4 Comments

Having students for three years straight would make anyone feel like a parent to their group of students. It’s the way I feel with my students who graduated last year, as well as the other group that I had for two consecutive years. After a while, they start taking on …

Black Male Student and Teacher Writing on Blackboard

Notes from The Black and Latino Males in High School Forum

Jose Vilson Jose 4 Comments

On November 24th, 2009 at around 9am, I had the distinct pleasure of going to the NYU Metropolitan¬†Center Policy for Urban Education¬†Educational Forum. The topic was “How are Black and Latino males faring in our high schools?” hosted and moderated by Dr. Pedro Noguera, professor in the Steinhardt School of …