Sheina King

Guest Blogger

Parent

Chicago, Illinois

Sheina King is a Chicago mother of three public school kids in eighth, sixth and third grade. She is a graduate of Stand University for Parents and a Parent Leader for Stand for Children Illinois.

Sheina believes that education is necessary to ensure that each generation is equipped to do better than the last, and is the key to finding our way in this world.

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Posted Dec. 4, 2015

Our Kids Can’t Have a Successful Future Without This

As parents, we’re always met with catch-22’s when it comes to what’s best for our children. Do we shield them…

By Sheina King

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Posted Feb. 23, 2021

Oakland’s School Board Cares More About Politics Than It Does About Kids and Families

Reyna Morales lives in Oakland, California, and is the parent of two students at a high-performing charter school located in an area with a dearth…

By Reyna Morales

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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Are Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to…

By Sana Shaikh

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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