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.…

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