Lillian Lowery

Board of Directors

VP of Student and Teacher Assessments, ETS

Washington, D.C.

Lillian Lowery is vice president of student and teacher assessments at ETS. Lowery comes to ETS from The Education Trust in Washington, D.C., where she served as a content expert on issues related to pre-K through 12th-grade education and fostered collaborations with national, state and local organizations. She is also chair of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She is the former Maryland State Superintendent of Schools and Delaware Secretary of Education.

Lillian joined the Education Post board in 2018. Meet our board →

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S.…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

Breonna Taylor Didn’t Get Justice, But It’s Not Too Late to Save Our Kids From a Country Set Out to Kill Them

Before we even get started, I just wanna say that the Grand Jury ruling Breonna Taylor’s killing justified is bullshit.  Now that I’ve gotten that…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

Dear Black Students, Your Freedom Will Not Come From What You Learn in School

The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. Audre Lorde Dear Black Students:  I understand how frustrating it must be to see all the…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Sep. 24, 2020

After a Decade of Opposing Voucher Programs, I’m Wondering If I Was Wrong

I smiled at the two little girls seated across the table in the school board conference room but only six-year-old Kayla, wriggling in her pink…

By Laura Waters

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