Casie Jones

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Instructional Coach, Shelby County Department of Alternative Schools

Shelby County, Tennessee

Casie Jones is an instructional coach for the Department of Alternative Schools in Shelby County Schools and an alumna of the Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellowship.

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Posted Mar. 11, 2015

Teacher Voice: ‘The State of Assessment’ Address

Assessment isn’t bad. Whew! I got that off my chest. And before you take a breath to agree or disagree,…

By Casie Jones

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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