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Alina Adams

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    Alina Adams is a New York City mom of 3 school-age children and a New York Times best-selling author of soap-opera tie-ins, figure-skating mysteries and romance novels. She is a contributing writer to TODAY Show Parenting, Mommy Poppins, BlogHer, Red Tricycle, Café Mom, and Kveller.


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Why You Do NOT Want Me On Your Education Council

I may have my own ideas about what makes a good school, I just don’t believe that I have the right to impose my views on you.

03/22/2017

School Choice Goes To the Movies

Everything anyone needs to know about school choice – who benefits from it and who opposes it – was summarized in the first few minutes of the movie Hidden Figures … and in the trailer right before it.

03/09/2017

Is the US Education Bar Set Too Low For All Kids?

What if the city opened more accelerated schools, and, instead of testing in, parents were given a choice about whether to enroll their children

03/03/2017

Who Really Benefits From Dual Language Education?

Are English Language Learners well served by the programs? Do their families even want them?

01/27/2017

If a Charter School Operated Like This Non-Charter ‘Public’ School It Would Be Shut Down

Hunter College Elementary School and High School receive public funds but are not run by the NYC Department of Education.

01/05/2017

A NYC Mom Asks, “Why Aren’t Un-Zoned Schools Held to the Same Standards as Charter Schools?”

When selective public schools attract high-performing students and involved parents, nobody complains.

12/19/2016

Does Attending a Specialized High School Make a Difference?

No, at least according to a recent study. But as a New York City mom of a son in a specialized high school, I see enormous benefits.

11/18/2016
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