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Supporting Our Black Parents and Cutting Through Political Slush

Recently, the NAACP called for a moratorium on Charter Schools, which would deal a blow to African American families and their right to choice in places such as California. There are a lot of families not sure what to make of the call by the NAACP but here is my message directly to parents most impacted.    Demand choice and quality… Read more →

Questions for Black Parents to Ask their Child’s Teacher and School

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students we got were not on track to graduate high school when we got them yet we did a great job of getting students caught up and on the right track. I spent much of my time working closely with counselors,… Read more →

OUSD had a good year, did you notice?

This guest post by Dirk Tillotson focuses our attention on some things the OUSD got right this year. Tillotson has worked for over 25 years with underserved students and communities expanding educational opportunities, and simultaneously striving for equity and excellence. He is the founder of the not for profit, Great School Choices, an organization committed to helping communities incubate better… Read more →

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