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 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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