Meghann Estrada

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Teacher

Boston, Massachusetts

Meghann Estrada teaches eighth grade English language arts at Boston Prep Charter Public School, a comprehensive middle and high school with a mission to prepare all students to succeed in four-year colleges and to embody lifelong ethical growth. Before joining Boston Prep, Meghann served as a City Year corps member in two Chicago public high schools, held a variety of positions in the non-profit sector, taught English with the Peace Corps in Tanzania and subsequently returned to the United States to teach in Boston charter public schools.

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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…

By Meghann Estrada

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Posted Dec. 10, 2019

Democrats Are Finally Talking Public Education, But You Probably Won’t Be Invited to the Table

I couldn’t believe it. Finally, education was going to take center stage at the 2020 Public Education Forum. All the major Democratic candidates (and some…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 11, 2019

Black Kids Don’t Need to Sit Next to White Kids to Learn

Over the last decade, and indeed for longer than that, those fighting for justice, many of them White, have largely looked to integration as the…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

Black Families Haven’t Been Hoodwinked, We Come From a Legacy of School Choice

The Democratic party once embraced charter schools as a tool for equity and opportunity. Now, as Andre Perry points out in his recent op-ed, “Support…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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