Every adviser told me to cut the issues I discuss herein to three. Here’s the problem, our students’ success won’t be guaranteed by minimizing solutions to fit political talking points. So, I ignored that advice.

Every student deserves the best education regardless of where parents choose to send their child.Before choice was an option, my Mom, an urban public high school English teacher, refused to send me and my siblings to our neighborhood school, because of its reputation. I understand the frustration, though abandoning our neighborhood schools cannot be the solution.

Every DC household with currently enrolled public school and public charter school students needs Free High-Speed Broadband WiFi now and laptops to learn. This project should begin in Wards 7 and 8 and should begin immediately