Tips for being a politically-engaged charter school parent


Please take a moment to read this important article: “More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters: A political game changer for public school choice?”, Richard Whitmire, Education Next (Summer 2015).

The conventional wisdom has been that charter school parents are too busy with jobs and life, and not politically engaged. While researching this article, author Richard Whitmire​ came to visit Great Hearts Monte Vista, BASIS San Antonio, and BASIS San Antonio North; he saw that we are politically engaged and ready to advocate for our schools.

My tips for being a politically-engaged charter school parent:

Charter school parents: We have found outstanding schools for our children. We need to protect them, and to help them grow so that more families can share our experiences and see a brighter future.

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Parent-activist and education blogger in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Helping parents make informed school choices and explore cultural activities.

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