Courtney A. Brown

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Teacher

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Courtney A. Brown is the CEO of Somebody’s Answer LLC and the founder of The Teacher’s Voice online newsletter. She is a fellow with America Achieves, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction at Louisiana State University, and a National Writing Project consultant.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2016

In My Classroom, Common Core Isn’t a Problem It’s an Opportunity

Many have erroneously dismissed the Common Core State Standards as a politically-motivated federal agenda to control education. The fear incited…

By Courtney A. Brown

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Posted Nov. 15, 2018

We Don’t Need Saviors, We Need Leaders Who Are Ready to Form True Partnerships With Families and Communities

I’ve traveled a lot for work this year, and as I’ve gone from the mountains of Peru to the rural regions of Haiti to the…

By Kaya Henderson

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Posted Nov. 13, 2018

I’m a Teacher and I Stopped Saying the Pledge of Allegiance a Long Time Ago

Good morning students. Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the…

By Shawnta S. Barnes

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Posted Nov. 13, 2018

Yes, We Need to Fund Our Schools, But Only If We Update This 100-Year-Old Education System

Here in New Mexico, we’re about to get more money for schools, but we don’t know yet how that will translate into better learning for…

By Seth Saavedra

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