Joanna Dasher

Joanna Dasher

Joanna Dasher is a communications manager for TNTP. A former captain in the U.S. Army, Joanna also taught and ran a literacy nonprofit in Georgia. She graduated from United States Military Academy at West Point.

For Military Brats, the Common Core Is a No-Brainer

More than two decades after the fact, my family still refers to fifth grade as my “lost year.” My experience had been so lacking in academic rigor that when I found myself at a new school the following year, my sixth-grade teacher told my parents to give me extra work at home so I could catch up. He told them… Read more →

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