Broward Wins For More Career, Technical and Adult Ed Teachers!

Broward County Public Schools was recently named one of 5 schools to receive a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  The dollars will allow BCPS to attract and retain more high school teachers in career and technical education. This aligns with Superintendent Runcie’s BESTT (Broward Education Superior Technology Teachers) program, intended to grow […]

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Relententlessly Mobilizing Parents- Keri Rodrigues

Keri Rodrigues is Mom-In-Chief of Massachusetts Parents United, a parent advocacy group fighting for high-quality education, safer neighborhoods and stable homes. When we think about parent engagement, Keri isn’t just talking about it, she’s doing it. This mother of 3 boys is fed up with being left out of decisions made about her kids, and […]

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No Parents, No Progress

Just as parents should be involved in classrooms, so should we be involved when those doors have to close. In a recent panel discussion on school choice in D.C., Robin Lake describes leaving parents out of the conversation of school choice as an “huge unnecessary liability.”  I completely agree, but her comment still left me […]

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An Open Letter to Gwen Graham

Lane Wright is a father of three in Tallahassee, former press secretary for Governor Rick Scott, and current editor for Education Post, a national education nonprofit focused on creating better conversations around improving our schools. Another crosspost from The Capitolist. Dear Gwen Graham, Some people may think you’re out of touch, or that you fake outrage, […]

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What The Iraq War And These Jax Charter Schools Have In Common

Lane Wright is a father of three in Tallahassee, former press secretary for Governor Rick Scott, and current editor for Education Post, a national education nonprofit focused on creating better conversations around improving our schools. Crosspost from The Capitolist. To say Arrealious Preston struggled in school would be an understatement. He came to KIPP Jacksonville as […]

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“Voices4Ed” Is A Different Conversation ((PodCast Alert!!))

When smart people bring their vision to life to illuminate the voices of students, parents and teachers.  Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright launch Voices4Ed to talk about what’s really happening in our public education. This episode features Sharif El-Mekki, co-founder of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice Vincent Cob II at the Inaugural […]

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