From volunteer to decision-maker: how parents can play a greater role in schools

Most schools offer parents specific ways to help out: Join the PTA, chaperone a field trip, grade papers for a teacher or assist on a classroom art project. Those volunteer opportunities, however, not only reinforce the top-down power structure of schools, but also cater to mostly white, privileged families, maintaining the institutionalized racism that marginalizes… Continue Reading From volunteer to decision-maker: how parents can play a greater role in schools