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
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 23, 2016
Do all organizations develop a power, confidence and a sense of immunity that makes their own growth and survival compete with an original purpose?
October 20, 2016
We are at risk of growing up another generation without gender respectfulness. Can we stop the cycle?
October 18, 2016
It takes courage to face the mirror and ask whether we are being open hearted, welcoming, kind and our authentic selves.
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 11, 2016
If a highly productive faculty becomes lulled into a sleeping giant, growth of students will slow also.
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 02, 2016
There is damage done by refusing to raise the questions and open the conversations about race. Although that damage may reside beneath the surface, it exists.