Fix the School, Not the Child: 20 Ideas for Parents Who Want to Advocate for the Rights of their Child in School
By Lisa Nielsen
“Fix the School, Not the Child” provides parents with 20 concrete actions they can take to advocate for the rights of their child in school today. It was inspired by the movie “Race to Nowhere”. The movie identified issues with schools, but ended with no solutions. “Fix the School, Not the Child” was written to provide parents with solutions they can pursue when schools are not meeting their children’s needs.
Nielsen is best known for her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator. Her writing is also featured in places such as The New York Times, T.H.E. Journal, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, Huffi ngton Post, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, and she is the co-author of the book “Teaching Generation Text.”
Lisa Nielsen is a seasoned public school educator who has worked full-time as a permanently certified teacher and educational administrator. She is passionate about learning in innovative ways that prepare students for real-world success.