By Ernie McCray
I had the honor of spending a day with a room full of progressive School Board Members from around San Diego County.
I wasn’t so sure, at first, as the subject was: Budgets. Whenever I got my budget sheets at my schools, it might as well have been expressed in hieroglyphics – I just can’t relate to language like “Total Available Funds minus Total Outgo.” Gives me vertigo.
I was there, though, to kick things off. And in doing that I shared three poems and one went like this:
Our schools now,
at this stage
of a rapidly aging New Century,
are about to introduce
to the realm of Ethnic Studies… [Read more…]