Would parents and children be more engaged if choice were everywhere? Would teachers and leaders function differently if we weren't a monopoly? Is it the lack of choice that breeds resentments and arrogance?
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December 18, 2016
November 01, 2016
Ignoring chronic absenteeism as out of reach is a foolish stance although addressing it may call for some courage and preparation for backlash.
October 27, 2016
Elementary and middle schools can narrow the gap so that more students who arrive at STEM shifted high schools can already have developed skills in problem solving, collaborating with other students and professionals, critical thinking, and communicating.
October 25, 2016
As educators and leaders, we must tell stories about successful social entrepreneurs, so that when someone says the term "entrepreneur" we are as likely to think of Sarah Kauss and her S'well bottle as Steve Jobs.
October 16, 2016
Our world is changing and in that regard, we, too, must change. While all may wax nostalgic for some aspects of "the good old days", all of can agree, we hope, that those days are long gone.
October 13, 2016
It is the leader who steers the organization and who can make or break the implementation of a change or requirement by the manner in which they lead it.
October 09, 2016
We need a generation who will right this rolling ship and that generation is in our schools now.
October 06, 2016
If looking for a new leader at any level, a new teacher, a new staff member, the time to re-examine culture and climate is now.
October 04, 2016
It may seem a good idea to make one action and responsibility meet the needs of many requirements. But does it result in diminished returns?
September 29, 2016
Our society may choose to hold to heroism and follow those who promise much. But, beware if we buy into that role, it is certain there will be those on the sidelines waiting to take away the crown when the hero slips, or doesn't make the mark.