Sheina King

sheina-king

Guest Blogger

Parent

Chicago, Illinois

Sheina King is a Chicago mother of three public school kids in eighth, sixth and third grade. She is a graduate of Stand University for Parents and a Parent Leader for Stand for Children Illinois.

Sheina believes that education is necessary to ensure that each generation is equipped to do better than the last, and is the key to finding our way in this world.

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Posted Dec. 4, 2015
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Our Kids Can’t Have a Successful Future Without This

As parents, we’re always met with catch-22’s when it comes to what’s best for our children. Do we shield them…

By Sheina King

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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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