Ignoring chronic absenteeism as out of reach is a foolish stance although addressing it may call for some courage and preparation for backlash.
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November 01, 2016
September 25, 2016
Policies and legislation may call for safe environments, but it is the heart of the educator leading and teaching students that will make the most difference.
July 31, 2016
We have been wondering about leaders using these two powerful words. Is there room in the domain of leadership today for them? Or have we moved to a place where they are a sign of weakness?
July 26, 2016
In order to be objective, as human beings, the best we can do is question ourselves always.
July 17, 2016
The teaching of ethics begins with the modeling of ethics. It is the manner in which everything is taught, including lessons in behavior, in the hallways, in classrooms, and in offices, by every adult.
July 10, 2016
After this and every week of violence, we must remember, our students are watching. What are they thinking and what are they learning?
July 07, 2016
The health of a school's culture has impact on the manner in which each person experiences that school.
June 28, 2016
Doing the right thing when two rights are present is a clear example of how and why leaders must be able to access their highest values, their deeply seated values.
May 31, 2016
Loyalty is a valued, and tricky, characteristic. Before being loyal to a person or an institution, one must be loyal to a guiding belief, conviction, or ideal.
May 26, 2016
Schools are communities. They are the best of us locally or the worst of us. They can only move ahead as a community of the whole, with shared values, and a leader for all.