Lizzy Shoben

Guest Blogger

Peer leader, SchoolHouse Connection

Sarasota, Florida

Lizzy Shoben is a peer leader with SchoolHouse Connection, has an associate’s degree in social welfare and aspires to continue helping students who have experienced homelessness, she is also an aspiring novelist working on her first book. She is planning on continuing her education in 2018 and hopes to earn her bachelor’s degree in psychology and move on to work towards her MBA. She lives in Florida, spending as much time as she can on the beach with her husband and three dogs.

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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…

By Lizzy Shoben

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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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