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 June 20, 2017

Special Education Was Created to Push Students Forward But It’s Been Used to Hold Them Back

I was a special education teacher for six years in the resource and co-teaching setting. Though I could not be more proud to be an…

By Jemelleh Coes

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Posted June 14, 2017

I Always Hated Charter Schools. Until I Put My Kids on the Waitlist.

I have never been much of a proponent of charter schools. I am the proud product of traditional public education from kindergarten through 12th grade…

By Vivett Dukes

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Posted June 16, 2017

These Denver Principals Are Calling for an End to Suspensions of Young Students

In the world of education, few things are sadder or more ill-advised than suspending kids as young as 4 years old from school for behavioral…

By Sara Gips Goodall, Lindsey Lorehn, Jennifer Jackson, Jenni Reese, Alexa Mason, Alex Magaña

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