Sharhonda Bossier

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Vice President, Advocacy and Engagement, Education Cities

New York City, New York

Sharhonda Bossier is vice president, advocacy and engagement, at Education Cities, a nonprofit working to dramatically increase the number of great public schools across the country. Previously she co-founded Families for Excellent Schools.

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Posted June 23, 2015

When It Comes to Quality Schools, Change Happens From the Ground Up

Top-down approaches to improving schools are fueling growing discontent and community backlash in cities across the country. Take recent announcements…

By Sharhonda Bossier

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Posted Jan. 20, 2021

Amanda Gorman Is Climbing That Hill. Now if Only The Rest of Us Would Join Her.

Today at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman stole the show. Lady Gaga? J-Lo? Garth Brooks? No contest. This 22-year-old…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Jan. 20, 2021

I Don’t Know if Biden Can Heal This Nation, But a House Divided Cannot Stand

November 2016, I walked into my school building to students blocking their peers from coming through my classroom door. They said, “We’re building a wall,…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Jan. 13, 2021

As Grown-Ups Argue Over Reopening Schools, Chicago’s Kids Lose

Chicago Public Schools students are back in school.  Well, some of them are. It’s complicated, and getting messier by the minute.  WBEZ Chicago has more…

By Rob Samuelson

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