Courtney A. Brown

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Courtney A. Brown is the CEO of Somebody’s Answer LLC and the founder of The Teacher’s Voice online newsletter. She is a fellow with America Achieves, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction at Louisiana State University, and a National Writing Project consultant.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2016

In My Classroom, Common Core Isn’t a Problem It’s an Opportunity

Many have erroneously dismissed the Common Core State Standards as a politically-motivated federal agenda to control education. The fear incited…

By Courtney A. Brown

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Posted Jan. 18, 2022

Lawmakers Pay Teachers Lip Service, But from Subs to Curriculum, They Don’t Respect Us

The other day, my wife and I watched the first episode of the new sitcom Abbott Elementary.  In this episode, there’s a hilarious scene where…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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Posted Jan. 10, 2022

America Is Losing Sight Of Teachers’ Humanity

Do you remember when teachers were heroes? It was a pretty great week. I got a couple of Amazon gift cards from my students and…

By Garris Landon Stroud

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Posted Jan. 13, 2022

Explained: How to Run for Your Local School Board

School boards (in some states “school committees”) sit at the intersection of civic engagement, local politics, and community service. The school board is a team…

By Brianna Crowley

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