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…

By Geovanni Disus

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Posted Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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