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Alan Husby



Alan Husby is a Minneapolis public school teacher and member of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, who recently responded to an op-ed in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune written by my friend and fellow reformer, Lynnell Mickelson. In his response, Husby attacks Mickelson’s positions and trots out many well-worn and unconvincing teachers union talking points.

Read my Genius-annotated version of his response by clicking the link below.

Genius-annotated version of “Counterpoint: Union-bashing views also ‘rigid'”

Pete became involved in education reform as a 2002 Teach For America corps member in New Orleans Public Schools and has worked in various capacities at Teach For America, KIPP, TNTP, and the Recovery School District. As a consultant, he developed teacher evaluation systems and served as a strategic advisor to school district leaders in Cleveland, Nashville, Chattanooga, and Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. He now writes about education policy and politics and lives in New Orleans.

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Peter C. Cook
Peter C. Cook @petercook
New Orleans, Louisiana
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