Parent Perspectives

We invite you to share your thoughts on how to best advocate for your child in school. What are some of the challenges you've faced with your child's education? What are some of the successes? Contact us to tell us your story, or to respond to the articles below.

  • An Unlikely Opponent
    September 2000
    By Lisa Guisbond

    Thanks to the MCAS, I have a new avocation. I spend many hours each week writing letters to the editor, organizing other parents and teachers, standing on busy street corners handing out leaflets, collecting petition signatures, and talking to people about an education policy I believe has gone seriously amuck.

  • Parent Involvement Is Key
    September 2000
    By Rochelle Quarles

    The more I learn about Boston public schools, the more confidence I have in the system.

  • Talking to Schools
    March 2002
    By Bienvenida Espinosa

    I haven't gone to the school because for me to go and get information there I have to take an interpreter. This is a problem.

  • Hablando con Escuelas
    Marzo 2002
    Por Bienvenida Espinosa

    No he tenido, cómo le digo, no he ido a la escuela a informarme por la razón de que yo, para ir a la escuela a informarme tengo que llevar un intérprete, ese es el problema.