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 Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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