Myles McMurchy

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Student, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Myles McMurchy joined the Alliance for Excellent Education in June 2015 as a policy and advocacy intern. Prior to joining the Alliance, he taught eighth-grade writing at Breakthrough Collaborative in San Francisco. A Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar, Myles was invited in July 2015 to speak at the White House to high school students about higher education as part of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative.

He is a senior at Dartmouth College studying history and public policy with a concentration in education policy.

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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