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

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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…

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