Meg Freeman

Guest Blogger

Vice Principal, Jersey City Public Schools

Jersey City, New Jersey

Margaret (Meg) Freeman is dedicated to helping to close the achievement gap, spending the first seven years of her career teaching English, leading professional development, and mentoring colleagues in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 2013-2014, she was Hudson County Teacher of the Year. Meg is currently in her third year as a Vice Principal, where she supervises the Humanities and Guidance departments. She is also an America Achieves Fellow.

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Posted Feb. 4, 2016

Let’s Ditch the Meaningless Tests and Start Using Standardized Tests That Matter

Most of us breathed a sigh of relief last year when President Obama released a Testing Action Plan, calling on…

By Meg Freeman

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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

We Can’t Protect Our Students From Racism, But We Can Prepare Them to Combat and Reject It

On January 6, when an angry mob stormed the Capitol, I was in the middle of teaching my 7th grade English language arts students about…

By Travon Jefferson

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

Lindsay Singer and Ashley McCall are both third grade teachers at Cesar Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago. Lindsay teaches mathematics and inquiry. And Ashley…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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