Guest blogger Amanda Ronan writes, "The harsh reality is that certain discipline practices are the reflections of institutionalized racism and outward discrimination against people of color and other underserved communities."
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Twitter wars of the adults have become unhinged. Now instead of pointing to adult behavior as a model for proper behavior, we have none. It is up to schools to make a difference.
March 15, 2018
This is not a time to watch the news in shock only. In moments when we allow ourselves to become students of leadership, we realize we are living in a time rich in its lessons.
March 11, 2018
When the leader sees her- him-self as the overseer of a complex ecosystem things can begin to change.
February 20, 2018
We cannot allow this mixing of fact and fallacy about special education and discipline challenges to hang in the air without speaking out. We must be both ethical and active.
February 15, 2018
Collaboration and careful listening to all stakeholders is a central skill of a successful leader.
February 13, 2018
Guest blogger Jacob Lewis says, "I think sometimes the manner of communication creates a disconnect between teachers and students. There's no way language can communicate what it's like to think with my brain or to view an idea or concept exactly the way I do."
February 04, 2018
Guest blogger Thomas R. Guskey says, "Grading and reporting are more of a challenge in effective communication than simply a task of quantifying data on students' performance."
February 01, 2018
How do you determine truth? When leaders are asked to make a determination about an incident between adults, between adults and children, or children and children how certain can one be?
January 09, 2018
Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.