Shannon Hodge is Co-Founder & Executive Director of Kingsman Academy Public Charter School, a nontraditional school serving District of Columbia students in grades six through twelve. A former high school counselor and guidance director, Ms. Hodge has worked in and around education at the local, state, and federal levels for much of the past fifteen years. Before becoming a charter school leader, she was an attorney representing a variety of educational organizations, including school districts and universities. Ms. Hodge has served as a co-chair of the editorial boards of the Harvard Educational Review and the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties.
Ms. Hodge holds a bachelor’s degree in Afro-American Studies from Harvard, where she also completed the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program; a master’s degree in educational and psychoeducational studies from Purdue; a master’s degree in educational administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard; and a law degree from Stanford. She is currently enrolled in the Executive Master's in Leadership for Public School Leaders program at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business.
Keeping Standards High for At-Promise Students in DC: The Story of One Authorizer and Two Schools
All students can learn. Neither authorizers nor schools should lower standards for at-promise students. DC’s authorizer understands the issues facing these youth and continues to raise the bar for academic performance through their Alternative Accountability Framework without squelching new ideas or leaders. Moreover, two schools who have different populations and approaches have seen impressive results with their students. Through an interactive discussion, learn how authorizers and schools can keep standards high even when approaches vary.
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