Greg Harris

Guest Blogger

State Director, StudentsFirst Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Greg Harris is the state director of StudentsFirst Ohio. A former teacher, he is a father to two Ohio public school students. Harris believes educational opportunity is the best antidote to a life of poverty and struggle, and it drives his purpose: putting students first.

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Posted June 24, 2020

Any Plan for Safely Reopening Schools Must Address the Whole Child

The challenge of safely educating children in high poverty school districts during the pandemic is glaring. A recent analysis of…

By Greg Harris

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Posted Feb. 13, 2015

Opting In: I’m a Parent Who Supports Testing

There’s been a lot on news coverage as of late about parents opting their kids out of state assessments that…

By Greg Harris

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Posted July 2, 2020

We Don’t Recognize America’s Independence Day Over Here in Wakanda

“Independence Day” is upon us. But Black fam’, before we get geeked to partake in such traditions as backyard barbecues and celebratory fireworks commemorating a…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted July 2, 2020

Seriously, Betsy? The Civil Rights Act

On Friday U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a statement celebrating the 56th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, passed in 1957 by a Republican-controlled…

By Laura Waters

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Posted June 29, 2020

If You Really Want to Make a Difference in Black Lives, Change How You Teach White Kids

The latest episodes of police murdering Black people have my chest burning like a building set ablaze. My heart is hot, my stomach churns. My…

By Nahliah Webber

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