Tag: parent involvement

4 Squares: A Parent’s Perspective on Traditional Public Schools and Public Charter Schools

“I believe in school choice and I also believe in traditional public education. That’s my choice!” Keisha Spells, Parent Advocate  Four squares represents the perspective of a parent and employee of both public traditional schools and public charter schools. Parent advocate Keisha Spells shares her experience in both worlds and in both roles. At the beginning of the interview, Ms. Spells shared:…

#MyBlackHistory Is a Shoutout to the Grandparents That Help Raise and Advocate for Kids

To commemorate Black History Month, Education Post is featuring stories from parents, students and educators that connect past to present in the continued fight for better schools for Black communities using #MyBlackHistory.   Both my maternal and paternal great grandmothers ironically have the same first names, Lillie: Lillie G. Hurst and Lillie Young. During my years as a public school…