No matter the federal decision, let's join as educators and advocate that rights assured remain. These are our children.
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February 26, 2017
February 19, 2017
Action not only makes a difference in others, it fuels the actors with hope and purpose.
February 14, 2017
This is a moment in our history when educators must show up and demonstrate what public education is about. It is not about quieting voices.
February 07, 2017
In order to understand the business of bias and race, we have to begin to understand how deeply it is woven into the practices of our society.
February 05, 2017
No matter whether homework is the opener of the conversation or some other topic is catalytic to a reflection on current practice how things fit into the bigger picture has to be considered.
February 02, 2017
Guest blogger Josh Schachter writes "We will need to develop even greater abilities to listen to each other beyond the political rhetoric, to empathize and collaborate across institutional, disciplinary, hierarchical, and socioeconomic boundaries."
January 17, 2017
As educators, we may hope to be colorblind. But is there something beyond being colorblind that will make us better and stronger leaders for children of all colors and cultures? Too often we see our good intentions rather than the real lives of others.
January 12, 2017
We observe a growing practice of dismissing civility and respectful dialogue under the label of 'political correctness'. We disagree. Our society will be well served and well lead if we carry a concern about the 'other'.
January 05, 2017
We need more Princess Leia's. The views one holds about the role of women in society is a deeply held personal belief that is played out daily in our actions. In schools, those actions are watched carefully, are given meaning and influence students.
December 22, 2016
We wish you a week and a holiday filled with joy and generosity. And we affirm your work and your open hearts. Children need adults in their lives who will see them and who will keep them safe as they grow. It is the most precious gift.