Black & Brown Parents are Tired of Status Quo Schools Part 1

We’ve adopted a customer service mindset to how we run our school. We want our families to be happy with us, so they keep coming back.

C'Mon Son!: Ed Reform Edition

At some point, yesterday, I looked in my email inbox and saw this hellacious article attacking the philanthropy of the Walton foundation. The article quoted an ‘education policy expert’ Dr. Andre Perry. I don’t even know what that means. But what I do know is that this type of divisive anti-charter rhetoric isn’t helpful toContinue reading “C'Mon Son!: Ed Reform Edition”

Quality Education is a Civil Right

But Here’s What You Are NOT GOING TO DO This! Firstly, I work on Long Island, as a school superintendent of the only K-12 charter school in Suffolk County. A quality education is a civil right. Given the history of our school; the power of the teacher’s union on LI; and a total lack ofContinue reading “Quality Education is a Civil Right”

But Here's What You Are NOT GOING TO DO!

But Here’s What We Are NOT GOING TO DO! I work on Long Island, as a school superintendent of the only K-12 charter school in Suffolk County. Given the history of our school; the power of the teacher’s union on LI; and a total lack of knowledge and/or understanding of what school choice means, there’sContinue reading “But Here's What You Are NOT GOING TO DO!”

Why School Choice? A Personal Narrative on Why School Choice is Imperative.

My thoughts on public education are simple, cut out the bureaucratic red tape and “teach the babies”, as my friend and Parent Advocate Gwen Samuels would say. Parents entrust in all educators, albeit public, private, parochial, charter, with their most valued assets, their scholars. I find honor when a parent makes the choice to sendContinue reading “Why School Choice? A Personal Narrative on Why School Choice is Imperative.”