Frank Saldaña

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Huntington Park, California

Frank (Cisco) Saldaña is a stand-up comedian from Huntington Park, California. He is the father of two boys, one in fourth grade and one in kindergarten at Aspire Antonio Maria Lugo Academy.

Frank has performed live at the Comedy Store, Improv, Laugh Factory and on radio and television, including Univision and ESPN Radio.

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Posted June 15, 2015

No One Kept Track of Me: Why This Father Supports School Choice

There wasn’t a clear path to educational success for me, but I’m hopeful that higher expectations for my two sons…

By Frank Saldaña

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Posted Feb. 28, 2020

Our Kids Can No Longer Wait for Educational Justice, And They Shouldn’t Have To

I wanna talk about three things: movements, public education and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words foreshadowing what would be an ongoing and urgent fight.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 25, 2020

Now That Trump Is Abandoning Charter Schools, Democrats Are Free to Champion a Truly Progressive Education Platform

I could be Bernie Sanders’ daughter. After all, my parents were much like him, children of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in New York…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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