Throughout elementary and middle school, Mariah got good grades and did well in school. But once high school hit, her motivation for success started fading. Here’s what happened when Mariah’s mom took matters into her own hands. 2. Black, Proud and Pro-School Choice: Sorry I’m Not Sorry by Jeremiah Grace
The Beatles once said, “All you need is love.” And that message couldn’t be any truer than at Brooklyn Ascend Middle School, where love is a core feature of the school’s culture. Here’s what happened after teachers started fostering positive relationships with students and encouraged them to unleash their potential. 4. You Graduated From a Private School. Now You Oppose School Choice. It’s Not Cute. by Chris Stewart
“School choice isn’t just about charter schools, but allowing students to attend the schools that help them thrive, regardless of zip code.” That’s the message Jason, a Nashville teacher and father of three, strongly believes in, and his story shows why it’s important for families to have access to options. 9. Here’s Why School Choice Is the Only Choice for Many Working Parents by Marilyn Rhames
Marilyn’s daughter got into a good magnet school close to home, but thanks to lack of transportation and crazy schedules, it was impossible for her to attend. As a mom and working professional, Marilyn reflects on how school choice is the only option for parents who commute a distance to work.
Kimberly De Guzman is an English teacher in Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. Previously, she served as the Social Media Manager at Education Post. Prior to joining Education Post, she worked as a Digital Editor for the Sun Times Network, where she oversaw the social media accounts for a number of city-based and special topic websites and created original content for a national entertainment ...