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Superintendent to testify in D.C.

Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, is scheduled to testify Tuesday (February 3, 2015) before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) at a hearing on innovation and re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, more commonly known as No Child Left Behind. His testimony will center around the district’s effort to provide multiple pathways to success for students, teacher collaboration and personalized learning.

“I’m really looking forward to talking about the great work that is happening in the Knox County Schools and the great progress that we’re making in terms of student learning and success,” McIntyre said.

Scheduled to join Dr. McIntyre are:
  • Dr. Robert Balfanz , Research Professor, Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, MD
  • Mr. Ken Bradford , Assistant Superintendent, Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Mr. Josh Davis , Vice President, External Affairs, Delta Health Alliance, Stoneville, MS
  • Ms. Katie Duffy , CEO, Democracy Prep Public Schools, New York, NY
  • Dr. Susan Kessler , Executive Principal, Hunters Lane High School, Nashville, TN
  • Ms. Henriette Taylor , Community School Coordinator, The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School, Baltimore, MD
The hearing is set to begin at 10 a.m.

Formal, written testimony submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions