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  • Writer's pictureShaElla Askew

Raising Our Voices: Parent Voice and the Future of Alabama Charter Schools

Updated: Apr 20, 2023

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Alabama Charter Schools Parent Voice Fellowship! Their hard work and dedication to advocating for children's education is inspiring. Through the program, fellows had the opportunity to learn about various aspects that affect charter schoolsof the charter school system, including how funding is allocated in Alabama schools and how to advocate fortheir kids. They also attended Lead & Learn Sessions that addressed pertinent topics such as addressing bullying, raising resilient children and more.

Fellows attended the NSFA Charter School Conference in Montgomery, Alabama, and visited Memphis, Tennessee, to learn from parent advocate and trailblazer Sarah Carpenter of Memphis Lift.

The experience gained from the program has equipped these amazing fellows with valuable knowledge and skills that can be shared with other parents and used to shape the future of the Alabama Charter School sector. We appreciate their time and effort and look forward to seeing the positive impact they will make in our communities.

For parents interested in joining the program, the 2023-2024 Parent Voice cohort applications are now open. This is an opportunity to connect with other charter parents throughout the state, gain access to resources, programs, and services, and learn how to advocate for the education your students deserve. Don't miss out on this chance to make a difference in your child's education and help impact the future of Alabama charter schools. Apply now to join the Parent Voice Network Fellowship.

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