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Bootsie Battle-Holt
Marina del Rey Middle School and Performing Arts Magnet

Bootsie Battle-Holt is a National Board certified math teacher at Marina del Rey Middle School and Performing Arts Magnet in Los Angeles. She has taken an active role in events and discussions on local, state, and federal education policy, and on Common Core curriculum implementation and assessments. Recently, Battle-Holt coauthored a report of California teachers’ findings on the quality of Smarter Balanced English-language arts and math assessments, spoke to the U.S. Department of Education about a vision for teacher leadership under the Every Student Succeeds Act, and met with President Barack Obama to discuss over-testing in American schools.