Sheina King

sheina-king

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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 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
girlatlunch

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
parentinvolvement

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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