This past week I met an African American mom at Whitman Middle School’s Back to School Night who expressed concern because when her 8th grader graduates from Whitman she will be placed into one of the lowest-performing high schools in our district. This parent was looking for other options. She asked me if elected what I would do to give parents more options
In Episode 9 of our meet-the-candidate video podcast series, Fairfax GOP Vice Chairman Matt Truong interviews Mount Vernon school board candidate Steven Mosley. Get to know to know this dynamic candidate’s story and vision for parent-powered education reform
More and more parents are exercising choice in their selection of education for their children. In North Carolina, removal of charter school caps, creation of vouchers, and expansion of programs for special needs children have resulted in almost 20% of school children enrolled in a school other than public schools. Public school enrollment has dropped over 5% since 2010 as an increasing number of parents are seeking alternatives to public education.
However, what about the teachers? Teachers are limited in…