IEL staff Helen Janc Malone and Reuben Jacobson contributed to a recent book and highlighted strategies community schools use to flip the system and empower teachers to redesign equity-driven education reform.
Last week Jamie Kendall died; she was a longtime friend of IEL. Most recently, Kendall was acting director of the Independent Living Administration at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
IEL announced C. Kent McGuire, president of the Southern Education Foundation, as the ninth chair of the organization’s board of directors. McGuire succeeds S. Decker Anstrom, who will remain a member of the board.
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) hosted a Learning Lab convening of the District Leaders Network on Family and Community Engagement (FCE) on November 9-10, 2015.