We must not allow our compliance to extinguish the passion that brought us to this work. Our challenge is to carry the weight of the mandate while working with faculty to create the best implementation.
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September 10, 2013
August 11, 2013
How can policy be good if it hurts children? Make this our leadership moment.
July 11, 2013
We need to take hold of the changes schools must make and lead them with imagination and creativity while others lead the resistance. That is what will be good for our students.
May 05, 2013
The focus on tests, accountability, and evaluations is consuming, but we cannot lose sight of the big picture. No single measure will be the solution to a problem. We need ideas and partners.
May 02, 2013
We want to save some sense for our students that childhood is different from adulthood. It is a special time, safe and loving, not a rehearsal for the stress of adulthood.
April 18, 2013
Students are being asked to ignore us and we are being asked to force them to sit through testing when in our hearts, we, too, may question this testing program.