Natasha Megie-Maddrey

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Parent

Boston, Massachusetts

Natasha Megie-Maddrey is the mother of four children and a practicing immigration and family law attorney in the Boston area. She is a district, charter, and private school parent and her experiences, especially as the mom of a child with autism, have inspired her to raise her voice about the importance of school choice.

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Posted June 8, 2016

How Kipp Academy Embraced My Son and His Autism

I have four children and as with all children, their needs are not the same. They need different things at…

By Natasha Megie-Maddrey

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

By Gina Caneva

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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