David Mitchell

Guest Blogger

Founder, CEO and President, Better Outcomes for OUR Kids

Atlanta, Georgia

David Mitchell is the founder, CEO and president of Better Outcome for OUR Kids (BOOK).

Better Outcomes for OUR Kids works with both traditional and public charter schools to increase parent and community involvement in their local schools. The goal of the organization is to leverage its credibility to make strong statements and stances on educational outcomes and school choice in the African-American community. BOOK serves as an advocate and surrogate for parents and communities who are looking to create school choice opportunities by leveraging the public dollars spent on educating their children.

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Posted May 17, 2018

Did Brown v. Board Really Produce Better Outcomes for Our Black Students?

I sometimes ponder whether or not Brown v. Board of Education was the worst thing that ever happened to African-American…

By David Mitchell

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Posted Mar. 29, 2018

We Could Make Every Public School Feel Like Wakanda

Since its release, there have been several pieces that have reflected on the success of “Black Panther.” But one thing…

By David Mitchell

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Posted Aug. 13, 2018

This School Year, Let’s Show What Happens When Parents and Teachers Work as a Team

A parent is a child’s first teacher. It is through a parent’s teaching that children first learn to speak and say “Mama” and “Dada.” It…

By Monica Lewis

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Posted Aug. 9, 2018

How Pedro Martinez Is Innovating With the San Antonio Community to Create New Schools

This is the second in a series stemming from a Chiefs for Change panel discussion at the National Charter Schools Conference hosted by the National…

By Leila Walsh

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Posted Aug. 10, 2018

My Son Was Not Going to Be a Victim of the School-to-Prison Pipeline

My son Jadon loved everything about school, until he didn’t. He was eager to learn, read, write and make friends. At 5, he had already…

By Kelisa Wing

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