Education Week reports that Tennessee’s Education Commissioner, Candice McQueen, has joined education reform group Chiefs for Change. Her predecessor, Kevin Huffman, was also a member of the group that has advocated for expanding charter schools and using value-added data in teacher evaluations.
Chiefs for Change, once part of the former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education and comprised solely of state education chiefs, has spun off as an independent organization.
And on the addition of McQueen among the group’s four new members:
The lone state chief in the group is Candice McQueen, Tennessee’s commissioner of education.
While McQueen has been Tennessee’s Education Commissioner for three years now, she is new to Chiefs for Change.
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