Is the U.S.'s obsession with sports hurt our academic standing around the world?


Redshirting is a popular practice in sports, but does it work for kindergarten?


Former NFL player Brian Holloway's upstate NY was vandalized by teenage party goers, but in an effort to save the 300 teens his plan backfired...or did it?


In an effort to punish students for misbehaving educators use some methods that are counterproductive to stop the behavior.


With so much money, power and influence at the top, how public is the public school system?


Flipping communication isn't about replacing anything...it's about enhancing it.


Diane Ravitch has a new book called the Reign of Error, and every educator and parent should read it because, much like her last book, she provides insight into educational reform like no other writer can.


After almost 19 years in public education, I am taking a leap of faith to help share the work of John Hattie.


Multiple measures are those pieces to teacher and administrator evaluation that are most important to evaluation, because they are the pieces that can provide teachers with important feedback.


Grit is being used to decsribe how students need to toughen up and face their failures, and as important as grit may be, reslience seems to be a much better trait to have in life.


The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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