Sharhonda Bossier

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Guest Blogger

Vice President, Advocacy and Engagement, Education Cities

New York, New York

Sharhonda Bossier is vice president, advocacy and engagement, at Education Cities, a nonprofit working to dramatically increase the number of great public schools across the country. Previously she co-founded Families for Excellent Schools.

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Posted June 23, 2015
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When It Comes to Quality Schools, Change Happens From the Ground Up

Top-down approaches to improving schools are fueling growing discontent and community backlash in cities across the country. Take recent announcements…

By Sharhonda Bossier

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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