Courtney McKinney

Guest Blogger

Writer/Producer

Los Angeles, California

Courtney McKinney is a writer/producer and reporter with a background in film and non-profit administration. You can find more of her work at courtneymckinney.com.

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Posted May 12, 2017

Young, Gifted And Black? Prepare To Fight For Your Education

When I moved from California to Texas at age 4, I was reading full books and writing at a first-grade…

By Courtney McKinney

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Posted Aug. 3, 2020

What If We Radically Reimagined the New School Year?

Monday night I sat on my back patio staring up into a rare, starry Chicago night. I squinted and made out each point of The…

By Ashley McCall

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Posted Aug. 3, 2020

Today Should Have Been Our First Day of School

For 14 years I have taught math at the same high school. The entirety of my career—three thousand students, eighty classes, 13 preps, five rooms,…

By Jay Wamsted

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Posted Aug. 3, 2020

No Justice for Kindergartners, Or Any Kids, This Year

Cheltenham School District just released a letter to the community confirming that after months of internal and external discussions, surveys of stakeholders, and feedback from the board,…

By Dan Schultz

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