Lynette N. Tannis

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Independent Education Consultant

Hamilton, New Jersey

Lynette N. Tannis began her career as an educator 19 years ago. She has served in myriad capacities in traditional and charter school settings, including classroom teacher, literacy coordinator and school/district administrator.

For the past six years, Lynette has been researching juvenile justice education and recently published Educating Incarcerated Youth: Exploring the Impact of Relationships, Expectations, Resources and Accountability. As an independent education consultant, some of her work includes the provision of principal coaching and leadership support for the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS).

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Posted Mar. 16, 2015

Incarcerated or Free, Every Child Deserves a High-Quality Education

If I were to say that every child in our nation deserves a high-quality education, I don’t think there would…

By Lynette N. Tannis

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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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