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 Nov. 13, 2017

The Worst Thing About Being a Homeless Student Was the Hunger

Have you ever been so hungry that it caused you physical pain? I’m not talking the kind of hunger that sneaks up when you’ve realized…

By Lizzy Shoben

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Posted Nov. 10, 2017

Could This Teacher and Leadership Program Be Part of the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Chicago Schools?

In most urban school districts, “turnaround” is a dirty word. Turnaround schools are first identified as failing and left to languish for some time in…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

I Didn’t Want My Students to Have to Choose Between Hunger and Making Friends

I have a weakness. I’m not good at saying no. Last summer, I was invited to attend a focus group on school breakfast at the…

By Angela Homan

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