Educators, as well as parents, have the opportunity to inspire students to want to gain ownership over their own learning.

A recent U.S. Dept. of Ed. report by the National Center of Educational Statistics shows that US graduation rates have increased while dropout rates have decreased.

Days of service and no name calling weeks should be at the core of what schools do every day.

Computer-based literacy programs may not as successful as schools think they are.

Based on Seth Godin's blog When a Meeting Work and (Doesn't), Peter delves into how Seth's suggestions can work for any classroom and school.

Relational aggression(RA) is a term to describe behaviors that are used to harm someone by damaging or manipulating their peer relationships.

19 teachers from Garfield High School in Seattle refused to give a high stakes test. How do educators get policymakers to listen to their needs.

Education needs less accountability enforcers and more administrators who can create positive school cultures.

There has been a great deal of discussion lately about allowing teachers to bring guns to school or to hire armed security guards for every school. School districts are finding themselves go from discussing BYOD to discussing BYO...G.

If we want to change the outcomes for boys, we need to first come to grips with this reality: School is a better fit for girls than for boys.

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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