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Spotlight on Parent Power Indianapolis: Aleesia Johnson and Teach for America

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From John Harris Loflin, a leader of Parents Across America’s Indianapolis affiliate, Parent Power Indianapolis: The hidden influence of Teach for America ideology on education in Indianapolis: A commentary on why Aleesia Johnson must not be Indianapolis Public Schools superintendent. Parent Power Indianapolis has published a commentary about the negative ramifications to Indianapolis Public Schools if interim superintendent Aleesia Johnson becomes the school district’s leader. They’ve connected the dots among Indianapolis’ Teach for America alumni (Indianapolis Public Schools interim leader …

Parents Across America’s Chapter Leaders in Action

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Deb Mayer, leader of Parents Across America-Oregon, is running for Portland Public School Director, Zone 3. While PAA does not endorse candidates, we’re thrilled to see one of PAA’s chapter leaders run for elected office, as several other inspiring PAA leaders have done over the past eight years. Deb has been endorsed by both Network for Public Education Action and Willamette Week. Here are Deb’s answers to the Oregonian’s school board candidate survey. Find Deb’s website and Facebook page, here …