Sharhonda Bossier

Guest Blogger

Vice President, Advocacy and Engagement, Education Cities

New York City, 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

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 May 17, 2017

You May Have Seen ‘Hamilton,’ But Not Like This

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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