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Hillsborough teachers union president joins NCTQ board



clements.Hillsborough teachers union president Jean Clements is the newest member of the advisory board for the National Council on Teacher Quality. The 36-member board is a who's who of big but sometimes controversial names in ed reform circles, including Michelle Rhee; Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp; and former New York City schools chief Joel Klein. Clements "has been a wonderful voice of reason, supporting reforms which are in the best interests of students and teachers," the group said in its latest newsletter. (Image from

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