Claudia Klein

claudia

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Graduate, Plainwell High School

Plainwell, Michigan

Claudia Klein, 18, recently graduated from Plainwell High School in Michigan, and will attend Hope College in Holland, Michigan, this fall.

She describes herself as “forever an optimist, passionately open-minded, a brain recovery expert since I was 10 and world’s greatest car singer.”

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Posted June 22, 2015
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From Wheelchair to Walking: A Student’s Road to Graduation

What did it take to graduate despite facing adversity? For me, the question was more like, “What did I have…

By Claudia Klein

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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