Wendy Gonzales-Neal

Guest Blogger

Executive Director, My Child My Voice

Houston, Texas

Wendy Gonzales-Neal is the wife of a Marine, the mother of four, the grandmother of two and the Founder and Executive Director of My Child My Voice in Houston, Texas. My Child My Voice, works to provide low-income parents with informational, financial and personal resources they need to choose, and actively participate in, the best option for their children–be it public, private, public charter or homeschool. Most importantly, My Child My Voice is committed to helping parents become informed advocates for their own children’s education and take that passion for education choice to their communities where they empower their neighbors, schools and lawmakers.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2019

A Charter School Gave My Son Opportunity. Isn’t That What Democrats Should Stand For?

Tonight, the Democratic candidates for president will hold yet another debate, and likely, say very little about education. That’s why…

By Wendy Gonzales-Neal

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Posted Aug. 26, 2019

Before Deciding the Fate of Houston’s Schools, You Need to Listen to Parents

Last week, 2019 state ratings showed three out of four Houston Independent School District (HISD) schools made gains on test…

By Wendy Gonzales-Neal

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

More Than Anything, I #LoveTeaching for the Relationships We Build Along the Way

When I divulge to strangers that I am a high school English teacher, I am typically met with skepticism. “You teach teenage brats all day?…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Is American History and Should Be Celebrated All Year Long

As a Minnesotan, February is a signal that the warmth of spring is so close yet so far away (seriously, last Thursday the high was two…

By Simone Hardeman-Jones

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