Maria Pinedo

Guest Blogger

Parent

Huntington Park, California

Maria Pinedo is a parent leader at Alliance Collins Family College Ready High School in Huntington Park, California. The mother of two Alliance Collins students, Maria is deeply involved in the decision-making process at her school.

As part of the Alliance Parent Leadership Network, she works closely with the school to ensure decisions are made with the best interest of students, teachers and staff in mind, and works with other parents to provide them with the tools they need to support their children’s success in high school and in college.

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Posted Oct. 28, 2016

Our Charter School Is Our Neighborhood School

All parents want what’s best for their kids. We do everything in our power to ensure that our children have…

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Posted Apr. 10, 2021

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Posted Apr. 12, 2021

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Posted Apr. 7, 2021

We Have No Idea What This Year Has Been Like for Our Kids

One year ago, my now-kindergartener left his bustling and diverse transitional kindergarten classroom with sensory learning areas designed for academic and social skills development to…

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