In this episode, we speak with Chris Stewart, CEO of Education Post, about education reform.
We discuss why education reform has become a bad word as well as how to empower parents to have greater control over their kids’ education.
Chris Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Post. He is a lifelong activist and 20-year supporter of nonprofit and education-related causes. In the past, Stewart has served as the director of outreach and external affairs for Education Post, the executive director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF), and an elected member of the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education where he was radicalized by witnessing the many systemic inequities that hold our children back.
- What drove Chris into getting more involved in education advocacy
- Why education reform has become a bad word
- The power differential between parents and teachers
- How to empower parents to hold the system accountable
- Is standardized testing the best way to hold schools accountable?
- Why public education is not ideal for all students
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