Greg Harris

Guest Blogger

State Director, StudentsFirst Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Greg Harris is the state director of StudentsFirst Ohio. A former teacher, he is a father to two Ohio public school students. Harris believes educational opportunity is the best antidote to a life of poverty and struggle, and it drives his purpose: putting students first.

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Posted Feb. 13, 2015

Opting In: I’m a Parent Who Supports Testing

There’s been a lot on news coverage as of late about parents opting their kids out of state assessments that…

By Greg Harris

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Posted May 17, 2017

You May Have Seen ‘Hamilton,’ But Not Like This

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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