Current Events

Now is the time.

Now is the time. Fear. Uncertainty. Frustration. Isolation.  In recent conversations with districts across the country and in analyses of surveys for clients, these words have come up a lot. Families, educators, and community members are feeling a whole lot… Read More »Now is the time.

We have to do better.

We have to do better. I still remember how scared I was during the 2015 riots/uprising in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray.  I understood the pain and outrage in the black community over the death of a young,… Read More »We have to do better.

The COVID Slide

The COVID Slide Last week, I watched a powerful webinar from Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center about health inequity and COVID-19. One of the first speakers, Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, started to talk about vulnerable populations but quickly corrected herself. She… Read More »The COVID Slide

What will be your story?

What will be your story? It’s not always easy to measure the impact of family and community engagement efforts. Some aspects of education — like test scores or report card grades — (notwithstanding the wide variety of controversies around their… Read More »What will be your story?