Tag: Connecticut Parents Union

A parent’s perspective: Unwrapping the Senate HELP confirmation hearing of Miguel Cardona

Editor’s note: redefinED is pleased to introduce our newest guest blogger, Gwen Samuel, founder and president of the Connecticut Parents Union. Samuel will be a regular contributor to redefinED. February 3 was a very reflective day for this Black Connecticut mom. There were virtual celebrations across the country honoring past[Read More…]

Dear Dr. Cardona: An open letter from a Connecticut mom

Editor’s note: This commentary from Gwen Samuel, founder of the Connecticut Parents Union, a grassroots advocacy group that recruits and prepares parents to harness their collective voices to protect their children’s educational rights, appeared recently on the EdChoice blog. Dear Dr. Cardona, Congratulations on your nomination to become the next[Read More…]