David Scarlett Wakelyn

Guest Blogger

Consultant

Washington, D.C.

David Wakelyn is a consultant with Union Square Learning. Previously, he was education policy advisor to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and director of high school reform projects at the National Governors Association.

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Posted Nov. 8, 2019

Here’s What All the NAEP Coverage Missed

Articles on the release of the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) scores rang an alarm of familiar decline: “Math…

By David Scarlett Wakelyn

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Kamala Harris Just Made Leadership Real for Girls and Women in Schools Everywhere

Although the teaching profession is female dominated, many positions above school level are held by men. We see this in administration, at the district level,…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Demand #InternetForAll for 15 Million Students Who Are #LoggedOut

On Wednesday, August 26, education activists and organizations around the country are staging a national day of action, demanding that every student have access to…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Let’s Get This Bag From the Government to Build Our Freedom Schools

Black people, it’s time to claim our bag and finally build an educational system that works for us! Back in March I wrote about how…

By Tanesha Peeples

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