Casie Jones

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Instructional Coach, Shelby County Department of Alternative Schools

Shelby County, Tennessee

Casie Jones is an instructional coach for the Department of Alternative Schools in Shelby County Schools and an alumna of the Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellowship.

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Posted Mar. 11, 2015

Teacher Voice: ‘The State of Assessment’ Address

Assessment isn’t bad. Whew! I got that off my chest. And before you take a breath to agree or disagree,…

By Casie Jones

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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