Patty Diaz-Andrade

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Founding Executive Director, OneGoal Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

Patty Diaz-Andrade is the founding executive director of OneGoal Massachusetts. Prior to joining OneGoal, Patty led the Strategic Data Project fellowship program at the Center for Education Policy Research, Harvard University. Patty began her career in education as a teacher in New York City.

She holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from Columbia University and a doctorate from New York University. She and her husband, Marcelino, are proud parents to a 14-month old son, Noah.

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Posted May 26, 2016
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I Didn’t Get to #ProofPointDay on My Own

Weeks ago I attended a gala for a local nonprofit that was held in a beautiful historic courthouse, overlooking the…

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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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
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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
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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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