William Hayes

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Principal, Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy Pre-K-8

Cleveland, Ohio

William Hayes is a turnaround principal at Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy Pre-K-8 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has worked in the education field for eight years. He received his master’s in education from Harvard University and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in education leadership and policy at Vanderbilt University.

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Posted Mar. 3, 2015
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Another Gap in Education: The Distance Between Policy and Practice in ESEA

The accountability movement helped to shine a light on the long-standing inequities that continue to exist, but it has also…

By William Hayes

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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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