As teachers and leaders, we have to ask ourselves why we are constantly in this place where we are fighting. Is it just politics are usual? And will Betsy Devos be worse...or just more of the same of what we have had?
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February 08, 2017
January 19, 2017
The hearing for the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos was an eye-opening experience. There seems to be a bipartisan battle against public education, and we are once again fighting an uphill battle. Don't you think it's time you help shift the narrative?
January 10, 2017
Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
December 09, 2016
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
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
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
School curriculum historically has not been easy to change. Will the Every Student Succeeds Act help change that?
December 27, 2015
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
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
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.