Kati Haycock

Guest Blogger

President, The Education Trust

Washington, D.C.

Kati Haycock currently serves as president of The Education Trust. Before The Education Trust, Haycock served as executive vice president of the Children’s Defense Fund.

A native Californian, Haycock founded and served as president of The Achievement Council, a statewide organization that provided assistance to teachers and principals in predominantly minority schools in improving student achievement. She also served as director of Outreach and Student Affirmative Action programs for the nine-campus University of California system.

Haycock has received numerous awards for her service on behalf of our nation’s youth, and serves as a director on several education-related boards, including the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, The New Teacher Project, and the Hunt Institute.

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Posted June 4, 2015

Calling the Nation’s Civil Rights Leaders Ignorant on Testing: Really?

Last week, Marc Tucker, president of the National Center on Education and the Economy, took to the pages of Education…

By Kati Haycock

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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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