Geovanni Disus

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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
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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 Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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