Toya Algarin

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Parent

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Toya Algarin is a parent in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Posted June 9, 2015

These Philly Parents Are Saying ‘No More Waiting’ For Better Schools

As parents, nothing is more important to us than great schools for our kids. We want schools that are safe.…

By Keisha Dandy, Nadiyah Bryant, Renee Brown, Toya Algarin

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

Without Data, We Can’t Fight for Our Students’ Futures

Sometimes, data can seem pesky. Just ask the folks who continue to suggest that coronavirus spikes are merely the result of increased testing. “You know…

By Garris Landon Stroud

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Dec. 1, 2020

Why I Gave My Son Permission to Drop Out of High School

We see a child in a maple treeWe’re watching him climb,You and I.You say, “Come down,You’ll hurt yourself!”I say, “Go upYou’re touching the sky!” –…

By Alina Adams

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