Ebenezer Gyasi

ebenezer

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Alumni Counselor, Pritzker College Prep

Chicago, Illinois

Ebenezer Gyasi is a native of Newark, New Jersey who spent time teaching in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He currently serves as an alumni counselor at Pritzker College Prep, a campus of the Noble Network of Charter Schools.

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Posted Dec. 9, 2015
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Nobody Said It Would Be Easy: Raising Standards in Baton Rouge

“Why you tryin’ to teach us ratios and half of us in here can’t even do long division properly?” One…

By Ebenezer Gyasi

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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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