Melinda Tolliver

Guest Blogger

Digital Media Manager, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Washington, D.C.

Melinda Tolliver is the Manager of Digital Media for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She takes the lead on managing the social media accounts for the National Alliance and interacting with the online community, in addition to curating email communications and maintaining the website.

Melinda started her career at a nonprofit in South Texas as a community outreach and marketing coordinator working with children and families touched by autism. After moving to Washington, D.C., she joined the Association of American Law Schools where she built the organization’s digital communications strategy from the ground up.

Melinda grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Miami University with a degree in mass communications.

She believes that public charter schools are an important piece of the education puzzle and in maximizing the potential of all children through high-quality public education.


Posted May 13, 2019

4 Ways Charter Schools Are Public Schools and Always Have Been

National Charter Schools Week is a great time of year to correct the record on what is a public school.…

By Melinda Tolliver

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

Breonna Taylor Didn’t Get Justice, But It’s Not Too Late to Save Our Kids From a Country Set Out to Kill Them

Before we even get started, I just wanna say that the Grand Jury ruling Breonna Taylor’s killing justified is bullshit.  Now that I’ve gotten that…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

Dear Black Students, Your Freedom Will Not Come From What You Learn in School

The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. Audre Lorde Dear Black Students:  I understand how frustrating it must be to see all the…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

After a Decade of Opposing Voucher Programs, I’m Wondering If I Was Wrong

I smiled at the two little girls seated across the table in the school board conference room but only six-year-old Kayla, wriggling in her pink…

By Laura Waters

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