Angela Dye

Guest Blogger

Executive Director, The Empowerment Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Angela Dye is the executive director for The Empowerment Network. With over 20 years of experience in urban education, Dye has practiced as a licensed principal and teacher in traditional and charter schools. Her expertise is empowering urban learners using skills in planning, instruction, assessments and classroom management.

Dye holds a bachelor’s degree in social science and secondary education, a master’s degree in administrative and instructional leadership and received her Ph.D. in education where she studied student power, critical pedagogy and culturally relevant teaching.

Angela also blogs at PBS Development and Purple Wisconsin.

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Posted Sep. 4, 2015

The Two-Faces of Data: Telling a Student’s Full Story

Earlier this summer, Diane Ravitch highlighted in a blog post several points made by Susan Ochshorn in her writing of Big Data…

By Angela Dye

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Posted Aug. 21, 2015

The Value of Standards

In college, I had a classmate who cried openly about the limitation of highways and how they restricted her freedom.…

By Angela Dye

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Posted July 8, 2015

Following the Marva Collins Way

Last month, the world lost an amazing educator. Marva Collins died at 78 in North Carolina and was known for…

By Angela Dye

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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