When you pull the ladder up after yourself, it sounds like this: "Nobody needs to go to college." Because that's what you tell other people's children and not your own. http://qz.com/155397/americans-who-say-college-isnt-for-everyone-never-mean-their-own-kids/ […]
#reclaimthepromise Every child needs his or her potential nurtured, but it's the most vulnerable ones who need it most. Let's make our schools truly places where kids from any walk of life can discover what they are meant to do, and given the tools and the support to do it. http://k12newsnetwork.com/blog/2013/12/09/december-9-2013-its-time-to-recla […]
December 9, 2013 -- today we reclaim the promise of public schools and take them back from people who'd turn them into joyless businesses that enrich multinational corporations and starve our kids of learning. http://www.thenation.com/article/177461/reclaim-school-reform […]
#reclaimthepromise of public education for children like Dasani. She needs well-funded, functional, encouraging, properly-resourced schools to help her overcome some enormous hurdles. In a city as wealthy as NYC (fill in the blank with any city -- basically all of America), we should be able to do this. "One in five American children is now living in po […]
What do California parents know or understand about the need for their involvement in Local Control Funding Formula disbursement of state money to school districts? EdSource's poll endeavored to find out. http://edsource.org/today/parent-engagement#.UqW1F43s-Oh […]
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I’m Cynthia Liu, the founder. I’m the parent
of an elementary school-aged child.