Katherine Boone

Guest Blogger

Director and Co-founder, Honored

Washington, D.C.

Katherine is a director and co-founder of Honored. Before her work with Honored, Katherine worked as a freelance writer. She is a director at the Boone Family Foundation, a Dallas, Texas-based organization dedicated to improving children’s quality of life through education, to advancing equity for women and girls, and to promoting environmental stewardship. Katherine has previously served on the boards of D.C. Prep, a Washington, D.C.-based public charter school, and Teach for America D.C., Reading Partners D.C., the Greenhill School Alumni Association and Emancipet of Austin, Texas. Katherine graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, and received a master’s degree with honors in American History from the University of Texas.

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Posted May 11, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Isn’t Just Lip Service, It Actually Matters

As Teacher Appreciation Week draws to a close, it leaves in its wake both warmth and excitement, but also lingering…

By Katherine Boone, Karen Sonneborn

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

The Presidential Election Ain’t the Only Thing We Have to Worry About, We Must #VoteLocal

Alright, Black people—let’s push past Ice Cube’s meeting with Trump and 50 Cent’s declaration supporting his reelection. Yes we love hot tea and messiness from…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Oct. 22, 2020

School Boards Are on the Ballot in 28 States This November

In Texas, California, Michigan, New York and 24 other states, school boards are on the ballot this November. That means folks in those places may…

By Brianna Crowley

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

Khaliah Fitchett on Going From Handcuffs to Running for Congress

One afternoon in March 2010, Khaliah Fitchette, a 16-year-old student at Newark’s University High School, was riding home on a NJ Transit bus with her…

By Laura Waters

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