Kids and Teachers First, Pt 2
Michael Redwine, the host of the Louisa Project 2027, sat down with Erin Jones for an amazing interview on education. Erin is running for the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Erin has an amazing TED Talk about her remarkable life and her Passion for Change. Hit that link and get your life. It is a riveting talk that ends way too soon. Each phase of her story is more amazing than the last.
The conversation with Michael is also a great discussion. We learn more about her platform and her plans for the office she is seeking. All I can say is- Tune In & Enjoy!
“In 2009, my second year as assistant superintendent, I was asked to testify on behalf of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in the groundbreaking McCleary vs. The State of Washington case being heard in Washington’s Supreme Court. At issue was whether the state was providing adequate levels of funding based on current mandates. As the OSPI head of the African-American Achievement Gap Committee, I was selected to testify along with then-State Representative Skip Priest. Our testimony aided further understanding of the importance of a fully-funded education system…” MORE