Royston Lyttle

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Principal

Washington, D.C.

Royston Maxwell Lyttle joined Eagle Academy in 2006. He has a wealth of experience at Eagle Academy and has worked in various positions including Special Education, Summer School Principal, and Vice Principal. Mr. Lyttle currently serves as Principal for grades 1-3 of the Eagle Academy Public Charter School at Congress Heights. He strongly believes that all students should be provided a high-quality education and that all students can reach their full academic potential regardless of their social or economic background. Mr. Lyttle has a Masters in Educational Leadership from Walden University, a BS in Physical Education from Virginia State University, and a teaching certification from the Virginia Commonwealth.

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Posted Oct. 13, 2017

Making the Case for More Men of Color in Early Education

As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure…

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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