Caitlyn James Homol

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Intern, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Caitlyn James Homol is an intern with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. She is a graduate student studying Secondary Education at Johns Hopkins School of Education and a middle school science teacher at Baltimore City Schools.

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Posted July 15, 2016

5 Things You Can Do to Support First-Generation College Students

The elation I felt upon my acceptance to Ohio State University felt too distant to recall as I walked out…

By Caitlyn James Homol, David J. Johns

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Posted July 21, 2017

Parents, Educators and Community Members Speak Out Against the NAACP’s Charter Moratorium

“All over the country, dedicated educators of color are leading charter schools that cultivate the minds of children too-often locked out of success in traditional public schools.”…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted July 20, 2017

Without the Office for Civil Rights, My High School Would Have Continued to Discriminate Against Students Like Me

You may have seen the news. On July 11, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos responded to a letter written by Senator Patty Murray, which questioned the…

By Elijah Armstrong

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Posted July 20, 2017

Thought Charter and District Schools Couldn’t Work Together? Newark Has Found a Way

It’s often noted that the original vision for charter schools, championed by legendary teachers’ union leader Al Shanker and others, was that they’d be “laboratories…

By Charles Sahm

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