Myles McMurchy

myles

Guest Blogger

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 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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