Maria Pinedo

Guest Blogger

Parent

Huntington Park, California

Maria Pinedo is a parent leader at Alliance Collins Family College Ready High School in Huntington Park, California. The mother of two Alliance Collins students, Maria is deeply involved in the decision-making process at her school.

As part of the Alliance Parent Leadership Network, she works closely with the school to ensure decisions are made with the best interest of students, teachers and staff in mind, and works with other parents to provide them with the tools they need to support their children’s success in high school and in college.

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Posted Oct. 28, 2016

Our Charter School Is Our Neighborhood School

All parents want what’s best for their kids. We do everything in our power to ensure that our children have…

By Maria Pinedo

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

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