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 Mar. 1, 2021

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 7% of…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Mar. 3, 2021

Biden Is Right, We Need Kids to Go Back to School But Not Like Before

On March 13, 2020, when Governor Newsom shut down schools in California including in LAUSD where my son is now a senior, I held my…

By Anya Grottel-Brown

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days of the pandemic, for example, or during major weather…

By Danielle Durbin

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