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 Apr. 19, 2021

We Can’t Protect Our Students From Racism, But We Can Prepare Them to Combat and Reject It

On January 6, when an angry mob stormed the Capitol, I was in the middle of teaching my 7th grade English language arts students about…

By Travon Jefferson

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

Lindsay Singer and Ashley McCall are both third grade teachers at Cesar Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago. Lindsay teaches mathematics and inquiry. And Ashley…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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