Recently in Educational Reform Category

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   >   >>  

December 09, 2016

Maybe Instead of Finland, We Should Be More Like Massachusetts?

Although Finland is a great country to visit and learn from when it comes to education, it seems as though we really don't have to go that far to see educational greatness because we have it within our own country too.

October 06, 2016

Poverty Matters, But Not the Way You Think

Research has shown us that poverty has a large impact on students. However, poverty actually has a more profound impact on schools and parents.

July 29, 2016

3 Reasons We May Never Be Like Finland

We know that Finland is great when it comes to education, and we want to be more like them, but there are at least three reasons why we may never get there.

July 15, 2016

What's Easier to Change: Location of a Cemetery or Curriculum?

School curriculum historically has not been easy to change. Will the Every Student Succeeds Act help change that?

December 27, 2015

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here are 16 books that educators should consider reading in 2016.

December 15, 2015

12 Critical Issues Facing Education in 2016

2016 is quickly approaching and there are at least 12 issues that will divide schools. We all need to eliminate that division and work on how to address them.

December 10, 2015

Have Leaders Asked These Questions Before Adopting a New Initiative?

Our conveyor belts are filled with curriculum and initiatives that weren't worth our time. There are at least 10 questions schools should ask before they buy what consultants are selling.

November 17, 2015

The Charter Funding Conflict: Where's the Accountability for State Ed.?

Over the years the NY State Education Department has forced accountability and compliance through mandates, but a recent story by WNYT (Albany, NY, NBC affiliate) should force us to ask why the State Education Department doesn't play by their own rules.

October 08, 2015

5 Questions to Ask a CEO Before a District Takeover

Youngstown used to be a boomtown, and now politicians see it as broken. In a few weeks the school district may be handed over to a CEO. Here are 5 questions to ask them before handing them the keys.

October 05, 2015

What's the Opposite of Top-Down Leadership?

How do we encourage that kind of partnership in other schools, because I'm not sure more accountability is the way to do it.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   >   >>  

The opinions expressed in 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.

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments