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August 27, 2017

How Schools Can Help Adolescents Become Responsible, Informed Adults

The lines that separate childhood from adolescence and adolescence from adulthood have disappeared. Rites of passage are few. But there is something schools can and should do.

July 27, 2017

School Leaders Worry: What Is President Trump Teaching Our Youth?

How will we maintain civility in our schools without acknowledging civility is being challenged daily by Trump's speeches and tweets from the holder of the highest office in the land?

July 23, 2017

Who Is Really Responsible for Preparing Students for Careers?

We need educators who are conversant in the reality of the workplace. We need counselors and teachers who open doors rather than limit options, we need business partners and we need a curriculum which includes workplace skills with an equal value to academic ones.

June 11, 2017

School Choice Doesn't Mean Public Schools Are Failing

Guest blogger Denisha Merriweather believes, "Education choice gives communities the ability to use their own strengths as a starting point for change."

May 30, 2017

Betsy DeVos Is Just Plain Wrong

We cannot allow the new philosophy in Washington to change our 'state of mind'. We believe in our purpose and in every child.

May 16, 2017

School Leaders as Guardians of School Culture Via Student Discipline

Now is the time for questioning the standards for behavior and discipline, renewing a common belief and practice among the faculty and staff.

May 09, 2017

Who Can Say Schools Are Good Enough?

If the promised economic changes come to pass and overseas jobs are brought back to this country and our workforce fails to produce as well as their overseas counterparts, schools will certainly be blamed.

April 25, 2017

Betsy DeVos, Listen to Us. We Might Surprise You.

Let's advocate for us to have choices. We are educators and we are professionals and we know children and we want our creative moment.

April 02, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Defends Vulnerable Students

This Supreme Court's overturn of a Gorsuch decision reminds us that adults set limits and settle for the minimum. We can remain in the current practice or create new expectations by opening our own minds. Students deserve much better.

February 26, 2017

What Bathroom Will Your Transgender Students Use?

No matter the federal decision, let's join as educators and advocate that rights assured remain. These are our children.

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