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 Jan. 20, 2021

Amanda Gorman Is Climbing That Hill. Now if Only The Rest of Us Would Join Her.

Today at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman stole the show. Lady Gaga? J-Lo? Garth Brooks? No contest. This 22-year-old…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Jan. 20, 2021

I Don’t Know if Biden Can Heal This Nation, But a House Divided Cannot Stand

November 2016, I walked into my school building to students blocking their peers from coming through my classroom door. They said, “We’re building a wall,…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Jan. 13, 2021

As Grown-Ups Argue Over Reopening Schools, Chicago’s Kids Lose

Chicago Public Schools students are back in school.  Well, some of them are. It’s complicated, and getting messier by the minute.  WBEZ Chicago has more…

By Rob Samuelson

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