Do THIS before the first day of class!

At the beginning of every school year, there are usually a few days for teachers and staff to prepare for the children’s arrival. Children are expected to grow in their academic skills, while developing appropriate SEL capacity, and be fully engaged learners this year. Administrators ensure that all operational concerns are in order, and acclimate […]

How Families Choose Public Schools- Where’s the EQUITY for ALL?

The beauty of the American democratic process is the access to choice. A A child’s education is considered as one of the most important things that any parent can give, which is why most parents do take their time in choosing where to send their child to school. A question that parents always think about first is whether they should send their child to a public or private school. However, […]

Schools: Do Parents Want ‘Good’ or More ‘Choice’?

  The American public-school system is one of the pillars of our democracy,  funded by taxpayers—state, local and, for the past 15 years, federal governments. The money is allocated according to the number of children in each district that it is mandated to educate. Thus, each child enrolled in a public school is worth an […]

My Vision for Public Education

  With so much divisiveness in this country, and the lack of respect for our cultural pluralism: I envision a day when public education becomes the true equalizer that it is supposed to be for all who enroll their children into a system designed to prepare them for life, college and career success. Educators will […]