Lin Johnson

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Ed.L.D Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Memphis, Tennessee

Lin Johnson is a current Ed.L.D candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Previously, he was the Deputy Superintendent of Finance & Business Operations at Shelby County Schools in Memphis, Tennesee. He also served as a special project director at the Tennessee Department of Education.

Lin worked with the D.C. Public Charter School Board to provide high-quality educational choices to students. He holds a master’s in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School, a master’s in business administration from MIT Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s in economics from Reed College.

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Posted Mar. 9, 2020

School Closures Will Never Achieve Equity and Liberation for Black Kids

Oh, this board meeting will be interesting. The auditorium is filled with folks who are geared up for a showdown.…

By Lin Johnson

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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