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 Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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