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 Apr. 19, 2018

It Doesn’t Just Happen at Starbucks. Teachers Need Racial Bias Training Too.

Last week, two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Starbucks here in Philadelphia. They were waiting for a friend who arrived shortly after…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

ICE Took My Students’ Parents Away

In my classroom there is a poster that says, “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never give up.” This poster is more than some…

By Derek Voiles

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Posted Apr. 18, 2018

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Rich, mostly White homeowners are officially on welfare. I know. I was as surprised as you are. But millions of affluent homeowners filed their taxes…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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