I’ll admit it. I am a very protective – and sometimes over-protective – mama bear. And like all mama or papa bears, I constantly worry about my kids. But on school days, I worry a whole lot less knowing my daughter is attending a school she loves, a school that cares for her just as much as I do, a school where she excels.
Any parent knows that finding the best school for your child isn’t a political decision; it’s a personal one. There are so many important considerations when thinking about what is right for your child’s individual needs. It just so happens that Excel Public Charter School was the perfect fit for my daughter, Shyla.
When we talk about public education, we have to put politics aside as parents. The most important thing is that our kids get the high-quality public education that they deserve and that it best fits their needs. To deny children a chance at success does not make any sense to me.
By Kesha Senters/For the Kent Reporter
Kesha Senters is a parent whose daughter attends Excel Public Charter School in Kent.