Lin Johnson

Guest Blogger

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 July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 20, 2021

This Is Our Window of Opportunity to Create a Diverse Teacher Workforce

Racial segregation remains a major issue for American students more than 65 years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of…

By Thomas Gold

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Posted July 21, 2021

Counterstorytelling Is at the Heart of Anti-Racist Teaching

Counterstorytellling is so much more than just a tenant of critical race theory. It is at the heart of what we do as antiracist teachers.…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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