Arturo Garcia

Guest Blogger

Parent and Author

Denver, Colorado

Arturo Garcia, an award-winning author, grew up in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. He migrated to the United States for the first time in 1989. His son attends school in Denver.

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Posted Feb. 12, 2015

One Parent’s Plea for Accountability

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Arturo Garcia on February 9, 2015 Chalkbeat Colorado is a nonprofit news site covering educational…

By Arturo Garcia

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Posted Nov. 18, 2021

If You’ve Been Silent About Child Justice, We Need You Now More Than Ever

We have a problem. The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a storm of challenges in policy and practice for public education; it also…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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