Myles McMurchy

Guest Blogger

Student, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Myles McMurchy joined the Alliance for Excellent Education in June 2015 as a policy and advocacy intern. Prior to joining the Alliance, he taught eighth-grade writing at Breakthrough Collaborative in San Francisco. A Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar, Myles was invited in July 2015 to speak at the White House to high school students about higher education as part of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative.

He is a senior at Dartmouth College studying history and public policy with a concentration in education policy.

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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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