Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Educational finance and policy expert
“What Common Core represents is another burdensome bureaucracy that creates one-size fits-all mandates on the classroom,” said Nancy Jester, a former DeKalb County School Board member. “Common Core will not drive improved achievement in Georgia.” Nancy Jester also wrote an article picked up by the Marietta Daily Journal, Common Core is no path to prosperity.
Consequences For Failure
“The Department of Education has a policy, We subsidize failure. You can’t have a county of DeKalb without a state that let it happen. We need consequences for academic and financial failures.”