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I’m Jessica Smock, Ed.D. I’m a mom to a girl in preschool and a boy in first grade. I was a teacher for more than a decade. I’ve also been a small town news reporter, editor, researcher, and curriculum coordinator. I have a doctorate in educational policy and development from Boston University, where I was also a teaching and research fellow. I graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in sociology.
I started this blog as a sort of journal to write about anything on my mind during the earliest years of parenting, as I juggled the toddler years with writing a dissertation. Now I mostly write in other publications, but sometimes here, about educational inequality, child development, and education more generally, with an occasional splash of parenting topics.
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