Jasmine D. Oke is an Associate Director in the Educational Issues department at the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO (AFT) in Washington, DC. Her work as a policy analyst and researcher supports the national union’s positions around assessment, quality standards, discipline disparities and restorative justice, charter schools, and school improvement with an equity lease. Prior to working for the AFT she was a Title I program specialist for the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) supporting seventeen districts’ Title I programing, leading compliance monitoring for the program, and coordinating the state’s Title I, Part D program for neglected and delinquent children and youth. She graduated with her Masters from Brown University’s Urban Education Program after teaching at an elementary charter school in Brooklyn, New York. Originally from Michigan, she is a proud alumna of Michigan State University and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. She lives in Hyattsville, Maryland with her daughter and dog.
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