Geovanni Disus

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Parent

Providence, Rhode Island

Geovanni Disus is a Belize-born father of two. His struggle to get an education for himself has motivated him to lift his voice in support of parents having access to great schools. When he’s not helping his kids with homework and volunteering at their school, he works as a translator and interpreter. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.

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Posted Mar. 23, 2015

School Choice Is My Kids’ Path to the American Dream

Coming from the small Central American country of Belize, it was difficult growing up, at least for me. We had…

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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…

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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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