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Looking ahead with optimism, yet asking questions: Blog from PLTI Parent Leader Lamont Douglas

OPEN is proud to share this blog post from PLTI parent leader Lamont Douglas, originally published on The Secondline Education Blog. Make sure to follow Lamont on Twitter at @daddyswatch!

For the year ahead, I am optimistic and excited about educational gains moving forward in my city and state. A movement for getting more parents engaged is slowly picking up steam in my community and a gradual move is better than none at all. Citizens are starting to join in on the conversations surrounding issues that affect our kids’ future. Educators, mentors, support staff and administrators are finding their niche in New Orleans’ vast education diaspora. Although there are issues that are in need of addressing, we are moving forward in many positive ways.

Read the rest of the blog at OPENNOLA.org

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