Sarah Morrill

Guest Blogger

Parent

Salem, Massachusetts

Sarah Morrill is a public school parent in Salem, Massachusetts, whose children have attended both charter and district schools.

Sarah is a licensed social worker focused primarily on outcomes for older youth in care and recently worked to support charter-district collaboration through a grant aimed at sharing the proven practices from Salem Academy Charter School with the Salem Public Schools. She has nearly 20 years of professional experience in child welfare, public education reform, and public policy working with clients such as Mass Insight Education, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services and as an employee of the Department of Children and Families and Public Consulting Group.

As a volunteer, Sarah has served as board chair of the Salem Education Foundation, as trustee for The Plummer Home and is now co-chair of The Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice. She has also served on various local school councils, district-wide advisory committees in Salem and in a variety of fundraising capacities.

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Posted Nov. 3, 2016

To My Friends Out in Massachusetts Suburbs: This Is Why You Should Vote ‘Yes’ on Question 2

Education Post does not take a stance on electoral issues, but seeks to amplify the voices of those who support…

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Posted Feb. 25, 2020

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Posted Feb. 24, 2020

Here’s What I Told My Students After ‘Karen From Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign’ Texted Me

Last week, I received a text from “Karen from Mike Bloomberg’s campaign.” She wrote that “with so much at stake, Americans deserve a Democratic candidate…

By Ashley McCall

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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