Around the country, there are approximately 1.5 million school-age children experiencing homelessness, including thousands served by public charter schools.
Fiona Sheridan-McIver is the senior manager of government relations, initially starting with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools as a Leadership for Educational Equity fellow. She previously served as a classroom teacher for 7 years, in both charter and district public schools. During her time in the classroom, Fiona was active in local educational advocacy work, was a member of her school’s leadership team, and co-lead the equity initiative in her school.
She majored in Government at Colby College and has a Masters in Education from Hamline University.
Blog posts by Fiona Sheridan-McIver
The new Rethink K-12 Education Models Grants offer funds to help states address the dual challenge of serving students during the pandemic and cultivating new models for equitable, student-centered learning.
As many schools reopen with remote learning, “pandemic pods” have received a lot of attention as a potential solution. These are three main ways we’re seeing pods being used by charter schools to promote equity in educational access.