Deborah Brown

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Associate Director

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Deborah Brown is a National Board-certified teacher who currently serves as associate director at Exploris Middle School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Deborah holds four professional teaching licenses and manages her own YouTube channel of more than 150 instructional videos. She was a founding teacher at Research Triangle High School in Durham and was the 2017 Burroughs-Wellcome Fund North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year.

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Posted Jan. 30, 2020

It’s Time to Dispel Charter School Myths and Celebrate All Good Schools

As public charter school teachers, we’ve heard a surprising number of myths and misunderstandings about charter schools. North Carolina offers…

By Courtney Samuelson, Deborah Brown

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Posted Feb. 11, 2020

Real Reformers Keep Pushing for Better Outcomes Even When There Are No Easy Answers

A few nights ago the CEO for Baltimore Public Schools joined my colleagues on the 8 Black Hands podcast to discuss her efforts to improve…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Feb. 13, 2020

My Daughter Has Autism and She Isn’t Just Learning Black History, She’s Ready to Teach It

Almost everyone in my family is a quick talker and quick answer-er. In fact, we hardly ever have a family discussion where people can complete…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Feb. 10, 2020

When Cops Outweigh Counselors, Schools Set Students Up to Fail

Black Lives Matter. This statement has sparked inspiration, fear and anger across this nation, but this has always been the message that Black people in…

By Kelisa Wing

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