Angela Dye

Guest Blogger

Executive Director, The Empowerment Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Angela Dye is the executive director for The Empowerment Network. With over 20 years of experience in urban education, Dye has practiced as a licensed principal and teacher in traditional and charter schools. Her expertise is empowering urban learners using skills in planning, instruction, assessments and classroom management.

Dye holds a bachelor’s degree in social science and secondary education, a master’s degree in administrative and instructional leadership and received her Ph.D. in education where she studied student power, critical pedagogy and culturally relevant teaching.

Angela also blogs at PBS Development and Purple Wisconsin.

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Posted Sep. 4, 2015

The Two-Faces of Data: Telling a Student’s Full Story

Earlier this summer, Diane Ravitch highlighted in a blog post several points made by Susan Ochshorn in her writing of Big Data…

By Angela Dye

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Posted Aug. 21, 2015

The Value of Standards

In college, I had a classmate who cried openly about the limitation of highways and how they restricted her freedom.…

By Angela Dye

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Posted July 8, 2015

Following the Marva Collins Way

Last month, the world lost an amazing educator. Marva Collins died at 78 in North Carolina and was known for…

By Angela Dye

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Posted May 17, 2017

You May Have Seen ‘Hamilton,’ But Not Like This

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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