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Join parents delivering petition to IPS leaders

Jan 23, 202402 min read
Join parents delivering petition to IPS leaders
Over the past few months, parents launched a petition calling on IPS leaders to create a plan to systematically grow public school programs that are closing the opportunity gap and showing evidence of sustained success for Black and Brown students. The petition ended up with more than 1,000 signatures within IPS! We want you to be […]

I hope there are no plans to abolish the A-F system

Jan 10, 202404 min read
I hope there are no plans to abolish the A-F system
For years now, I’ve advocated that kids in every neighborhood have access to a great school. I’ve advocated for failing schools to model after successful ones that close the opportunity or achievement gap because I know all too well the gaps that exist in many of our schools. This January, I testified at the State […]

Holiday celebration photos

Jan 8, 202401 min read
Holiday celebration photos
Check out the photos from our 2023 holiday celebration on Facebook!

I want IPS to strengthen partnerships

Jan 3, 202403 min read
I want IPS to strengthen partnerships
I spoke at the IPS board meeting in December because I want to see the IPS board create a values statement that details how IPS can deepen and strengthen partnerships with our public charter schools. We are so much stronger when we work together. WATCH MY TESTIMONY HERE:

The power of believing

Dec 21, 202302 min read
The power of believing
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is witnessing the power of believing. Whether it’s a child’s joy from their belief in the magic that comes with this time of year, or a parent’s focus on the hope of what the New Year will bring – there’s a belief that powers us. But […]

One amazing year

Dec 20, 202302 min read
One amazing year
When you fight for justice and equity in education, it’s easy to focus on what’s next, because there’s always a critical issue to tackle and more advocacy to be done.   But let’s not head into 2024 without reflecting on the remarkable work done this year by you and other Stand for Children advocates. Whether […]

Join parents delivering petition to IPS leaders

Jan 23, 202402 min read
Join parents delivering petition to IPS leaders
Over the past few months, parents launched a petition calling on IPS leaders to create a plan to systematically grow public school programs that are closing the opportunity gap and showing evidence of sustained success for Black and Brown students. The petition ended up with more than 1,000 signatures within IPS! We want you to be […]

I hope there are no plans to abolish the A-F system

Jan 10, 202404 min read
I hope there are no plans to abolish the A-F system
For years now, I’ve advocated that kids in every neighborhood have access to a great school. I’ve advocated for failing schools to model after successful ones that close the opportunity or achievement gap because I know all too well the gaps that exist in many of our schools. This January, I testified at the State […]

Holiday celebration photos

Jan 8, 202401 min read
Holiday celebration photos
Check out the photos from our 2023 holiday celebration on Facebook!

I want IPS to strengthen partnerships

Jan 3, 202403 min read
I want IPS to strengthen partnerships
I spoke at the IPS board meeting in December because I want to see the IPS board create a values statement that details how IPS can deepen and strengthen partnerships with our public charter schools. We are so much stronger when we work together. WATCH MY TESTIMONY HERE:

The power of believing

Dec 21, 202302 min read
The power of believing
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is witnessing the power of believing. Whether it’s a child’s joy from their belief in the magic that comes with this time of year, or a parent’s focus on the hope of what the New Year will bring – there’s a belief that powers us. But […]

One amazing year

Dec 20, 202302 min read
One amazing year
When you fight for justice and equity in education, it’s easy to focus on what’s next, because there’s always a critical issue to tackle and more advocacy to be done.   But let’s not head into 2024 without reflecting on the remarkable work done this year by you and other Stand for Children advocates. Whether […]
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