Category: School Choice

Your High School Freshman Can Have a Great Experience in Any School

Because of my deep experience in Chicago’s schools, friends and friends of friends sometimes call and ask me, “Is my neighborhood school a good school?” Or, “My child did not get into a selective enrollment high school. Should they go to Noble Charter?” Unfortunately, the real answer is, whether neighborhood, charter or selective enrollment, there is no perfect school. I…

Black Voices, Black Choices: “Children are an investment in our future.”

For many Black families, education is about maintaining the high-quality experiences they had as a child. They know what a great school is because they experienced it themselves and they want that same experience for their children.  Meet Delilah Brooks: What is your dream for your children’s education? I always dreamed my children’s education would prepare them to be successful men and…