Meg Freeman

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Guest Blogger

Vice Principal, Jersey City Public Schools

Jersey City, New Jersey

Margaret (Meg) Freeman is dedicated to helping to close the achievement gap, spending the first seven years of her career teaching English, leading professional development, and mentoring colleagues in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 2013-2014, she was Hudson County Teacher of the Year. Meg is currently in her third year as a Vice Principal, where she supervises the Humanities and Guidance departments. She is also an America Achieves Fellow.

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Posted Feb. 4, 2016
testing

Let’s Ditch the Meaningless Tests and Start Using Standardized Tests That Matter

Most of us breathed a sigh of relief last year when President Obama released a Testing Action Plan, calling on…

By Meg Freeman

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
realchoice

When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
girlatlunch

Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
parentinvolvement

You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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