Newsletters & Other Publications

Simmons, R. (2014). Preparing to Discuss Michael Brown in the Classroom. Developed for the District of Columbia Public Schools. http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Files/download/ABOUT%20Discussion%20Teachers%20Guide.pdf

Simmons, R. (2012). Student-athletes: Is it about the game or the grade?. The Village Celebration. http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/student-athletes-is-it-about-the-game-or-the-grade/

Simmons, R. (2012). Beyond the New Computers and Fancy Buildings, Choosing a Quality School for Your Child. The Village Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/beyond-the-new-computers-and-fancy-buildings-choosing-a-quality-school-for-your-child/

Simmons, R. (2012). School supplies: A toolkit for parents and kids. The Village Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/hed-school-supplies-a-toolkit-for-parents-and-kids/

Simmons, R. (2012). Don’t be no educated fool: A college degree isn’t a guarantee. The Village Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/2012/03/01/don’t-be-no-educated-fool-a-college-degree-isn’t-a-guarantee/

Simmons, R. (2011). A father’s love: Reflections on African American fatherhood. The Village Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/newSite/2011/02/08/a-fathers-love/

Simmons, R. (2011). Learning the Value of Pre-school Through the Intellectual Debate of Four-Year Olds. The Village Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.thevillagecelebration.com/newSite/2011/05/13/learning-the-value-of-pre-school-through-the-intellectual-debate-of-four-year-olds/

Simmons, R., & Jenkins, H. (2008). 6minutes you’re on: School daze. Michigan Chronicle, Front Page, 3.

Simmons, R. (2007, Fall). A careful definition of caring. Eastern Educator, 12.

simmons, R. (2006, Summer). Creating learning environments that redefine the achievement gap as an “achievement opportunity”. Minnesota Report: Leadership for Learning, 22, 6-7.