While speaking at Comicpalooza in Texas, Sir Patrick Stewart was asked a question that allowed him to highlight the damaging effects of domestic violence around the world.


Bellingham, Washington Principal Bob Sampson gave his students a sun day, instead of a snow day so they could see that life outside of school is just as important.


Politicians will have to do more than talk to get the support of teachers unions for the NY City mayoral race.


In education, we hear a great deal about bullying but are there testing bullies too?


Recently, professional basketball player Jason Collins came out, and he not only sent a message to other professional athletes, he sent a message to millions of gay men and women who have felt to unsafe to come out.


In these days of high stakes testing and increased accountability, teachers are at risk of trying to assess every part of a child's day.


When it comes to school climate, creating a plan is easy but following through is hard.


Even the American Girl® dolls cannot break away from Pearson and the Common Core State Standards.


Is it possible that leaders inflict their greatest damage with the best of intentions?


Point scales will not help leaders complete their APPR with more integrity but it does give teachers the opportunity to truly highlight what they are doing in the classroom.


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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