Rameisha Johnson

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Guest Blogger

Navigator, EdNavigator

New Orleans, Louisiana

Rameisha “Ramie” Johnson is a New Orleans native, proud mom and former school counselor and enrollment advisor. She currently works as a Navigator for EdNavigator, a nonprofit organization that partners with employers to help families keep kids on track from pre-K to college.

She holds a BA in sociology and an M.Ed in school counseling from the University of New Orleans.

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Posted Mar. 23, 2016
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This Bill Isn’t About Helping Students. It’s About Blaming Parents.

Mississippi is about to do something colossally asinine in the name of parent engagement. Here’s the story: Mississippi State Rep.…

By Rameisha Johnson

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Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Truth Is, I Don’t Want to Be a Helicopter Mom But What Are My Options?

“Hi! I’m Ra’Son’s mom, Ramie, nice to meet you.” It’s the same sentence I’ve uttered every August for the last…

By Rameisha Johnson

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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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