Melissa Revuelta

Melissa

Educator and Professional Development Coach, Long Beach Unified School District

Long Beach, California

Melissa Revuelta is a professional development coach for Long Beach Unified School District in California. Melissa works with educators and students to implement Common Core standards in the classroom.

Melissa taught science and history at Cabrillo High School for over 10 years. Previously, she was the advisor to Adventures in College and Career Readiness (AVID) and Embracing Latina Leadership Alliances (ELLAS), programs designed to prepare young Latinas for college, leadership and life.

A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Melissa is engaged in community service and mentors many of her former students. Melissa has worked with the Proposition 38 campaign to provide more funding for public schools in California.

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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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