Take the Two Tour Pledge

Nine years ago when we were looking at schools for my oldest, we toured three and found them all to be great. Looking back, we made the decision harder than it needed to be. We stressed about it and talked about it with many friends and neighbors. In the end, we chose a school where we knew no one. We became a part of that … Continue reading Take the Two Tour Pledge

Navigating school choice with racial/economic privilege

Sunday, December 8th 4:00-5:30 PM Plaza Library 4801 Main Street (Large conference room) Discuss how to make a great choice for your child and be a force for equity. Join other local parents on this journey for a thoughtful discussion. Children are welcome, snacks and toys will be available. Continue reading Navigating school choice with racial/economic privilege

Looking back at school choice decisions through a new lens of race and equity

This episode spoke to me as a parent getting ready to transition kids to high school. Our school choice decisions are not done after you pick an elementary school and Kansas City’s high schools, especially in the central and southern parts of the district, are intensely segregated. We all come to this conversation at different points and sometimes, like it was for this family, you … Continue reading Looking back at school choice decisions through a new lens of race and equity