The Education Post staff and its national network of bloggers recently convened in Montgomery, Alabama for our #EdPostSummit18. We are current and former teachers and principals. We are current and former organizers—one is even a former union organizer. We are parents. And grandparents. We are from everywhere and our blogs reflect that: California, Philly, Kentucky,… Continue reading Meet my Edu-Peeps!
Students (and teachers) are walking out of school over the country today and it’s an understatement to say that parents and the country at large are not of one mind on how schools should handle this student activism. Some of us believe that civil disobedience requires “disobedience” and that freedom from consequences flies directly in… Continue reading Moms Weigh in On Student Walkouts
Black Parents, Teachers and Students Want Everyone to Stop Having the Education Conversation ‘About Them Without Them’ Education Post Video Series Shows African-Americans Getting Real on Education Chicago, IL – More than 40 Black teachers, parents and students gathered in Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens to speak candidly in a new video series… Continue reading Press Release on New Video Series at Education Post: African-Americans Talk Education
We quite literally took the show on the road in this episode. A few months ago, Keri and I traveled to Chicago and we brought our recording equipment with us so that we could capture our conversations with the awesome folks we would be seeing during our time out there. After some quick banter during… Continue reading Episode 3 (From Chicago): 2 Moms from Nashville and Detroit on Why They Do This Work
Greetings from Chicago where I’m spending a long overdue couple days with my Ed Post colleagues. It was 70 degrees in my little state of Rhode Island and 25 degrees colder when I landed here in the Windy City. I really wish I had packed a jacket. While people’s TVs and news feeds are ablaze… Continue reading This Week with Moms-in-Ed
Windy City or Bust! Planet Mom Radio has been in Chicago for the past fews and enjoying the privilege of meeting so many education advocates and parents from all over the country. Keri and I talk about two highly successful schools that are under attack in MA and RI and then we shifted to hosting… Continue reading Planet Mom Radio from Chicago: We Got Guests and One is a Hell of a Singer
Did you wear a pink hat? Stay home? Help a girl make sense? Reactions to the post-inaugural marches were as varied as womankind. Listen in to a spontaneous stream-of-consciousness between a group of women bloggers around the country who lend their voices to education. Here is our email chain. Beth Hawkins, Minneapolis; blogger, Beth Hawkins Fellow women writers, education advocates and mama bears:… Continue reading To Be a Woman in the Age of Trump