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 Oct. 7, 2019

Here’s How You Can Talk About Christopher Columbus in Your Classroom

When I invite teachers to rethink how they teach Columbus at our semiannual UnColumbus Day Symposium in Philadelphia, many teachers think it’s not for them.…

By Ali Michael, Ph.D.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

Fellow Black Parents, It’s Time to Break the Silence About Our Kids With Disabilities

My mom and society have taught me that it is rude to offer advice when no one asks for it. But Black folks aren’t talking about…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Oct. 11, 2019

Time for Democrats to Recognize the Progressive Roots of Charter Schools

Listening to the rhetoric of Democratic presidential candidates, one would think charter schools were a Republican initiative opposed by all progressives. Bernie Sanders calls for a…

By Emily Langhorne, David Osborne

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