In this episode, you'll hear from Anise Walker and Yolanda Corbett about the state of education in Washington D.C. during COVID-19 and the challenges that parents face when they try to get a seat at the table.
Anise Walker is a Restorative Practices Specialist with DC Public Schools, an adjunct professor at Trinity University, and a Parent Organizer with PAVE.
Yolanda Corbett is a parent activist focused on expanding her own impact through professional development. She currently works with two DC-based education advocacy groups, PAVE and PALS. She has a larger goal of becoming a part of her community’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission, as well as run for Ward 7 State Board of Education Representative.
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- How to get a group of parents to work together
- The state of education in Washington DC during COVID-19
- How education is being affected by COVID-19
- Issues that need to be addressed before the education system in DC can function again
- Which voices are overshadowing parents
- How to get more involved with your child's education
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