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 July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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