I Just Found Out Millions of Children Are Being Denied Access to an Education And I Helped Do Something About It
Much to my surprise, I recently learned that even though Internet providers have signed the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, promising to provide internet to low-income families, there are still millions being rejected from these free internet offers. Why do you ask? Well, because they might have prior debts or have applied for service before all of this hit, and because our country has centuries-worth of history connected to ignoring those most… Read More
What Does Education and the Recent H&M Controversy Have in Common?
With the Saints losing their position to advance to the NFL’s semi-finals, I’m willing to bet that most who were “outraged” at the recent H&M advertisement debacle have long forgotten about it. Like most scandals in today’s society, an immediate feeling is evoked, typically disbelief, disappointment and/or outrage. Social media creatives hastily develop crafty memes to elicit even more feelings of discomfort or they resort to humor to pacify the incident and… Read More
Pro-Charter is Not Anti-Public
By Andrew Pillow If you live in are large city like New York or Chicago you have options about what type of transportation you use. Many find it easier to use the subway and don’t like the hassle of parking so they take the train every day. People who live further out or prefer solitude in their morning commute often find that they prefer to drive. Both of these options have their… Read More
All parents want our children to succeed; we want to give them every opportunity…
It is my sincere belief that as parents we are our children’s first teachers. In that space, it is our job to intimately know what academic setting would garner the most success for them and as parents we are empowered to make that choice. We must be an advocate, by researching, finding and guiding them through that avenue. I am the mother of four very different vivacious spirits that engage and understand… Read More