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. 7, 2018

This Teacher Just Made History by Becoming Connecticut’s First Black Woman Elected to Congress

From the moment I first heard Jahana Hayes speak, I knew that she was special. Riding back from a track meet, I came across her…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Nov. 7, 2018

Education Is a Necessity and We Should Fund It Like It’s One

Letting parents choose the school or schooling that best fits their child shouldn’t be so controversial. We don’t question the right of people to choose…

By Colleen Hroncich

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Posted Nov. 7, 2018

No Matter What Anyone Says, the Money Ought to Follow the Kid Regardless of What Kind of Public School They Choose

I am punching above my weight. I am no education policy wonk, nor am I a mover or shaker in America’s larger educational conversation. But…

By Zachary Wright 

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