Leading Through Learning

LeeAndra Khan is a passionate educator, leader and agent for change. Her desire to provide all students will access to a world class education is apparent in her speaking, writing and leadership. Her innovation and cutting edge leadership style has yielded great results for Bronzeville Scholastic Institute (a Chicago Public High School).

My Latest Blogs

August 30, 2018

‘America to Me’ Director Steve James on Having a Real Conversation About Race in Schools

Two summers ago, I wrote an essay called “The challenges of being a black Principal in today’s racial and political climate.” It was a reflection of […]
October 22, 2017

Lessons I’ve Learned on What Makes or Breaks a Principal

So many say that the principalship is the hardest job in education…and I couldn’t agree more. Being the inspiration, visionary, coach, sounding board, disciplinarian, advocate, negotiator, […]
October 22, 2017

He Was the People’s Principal

It’s 7:15 a.m. and it’s raining. The weather doesn’t matter however, because he is standing outside every day…rain, sleet, or snow, like the postman…greeting students as […]
March 3, 2017

Call to Action: Give All Kids Access to Opportunities and Believe in Their Big Dreams

It never occurred to me that I couldn’t be anything I wanted to be. As I child, I dreamed of being Diana Ross, a doctor, an […]
January 12, 2017

We talked about school equity last year. Now we need to DO something about it.

2016 was certainly the year of talking about equity around this country. Through data, the media and some brave storytellers, we figured out that students of […]