The future of our nation is created during the years students spend in schools. We hold the hope, as educators, that the talents of no child or adult get overlooked because of the physical body in which they come wrapped.
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July 14, 2013
July 04, 2013
We need to make and support very hard decisions while not losing our humanity. That calls for empathy.
June 23, 2013
We must be vigilant in removing bigotry from our schools.
June 09, 2013
The more we care about our students and what happens to them, the more well respected we will be and the more well fixed we will be. It is that simple.
May 23, 2013
If we can make a commitment to eradicate anti-homosexual slurs and to counsel those who make them to understand the root of their attack...we have begun to address our responsibilities.
May 19, 2013
When the disillusioned leader calls silence loyalty, truth is lost. In business, profits suffer or ethics. In education, children suffer.
May 14, 2013
We have had much to say about the new tests and policy makers who are not listening. But we should have no interest in mudslinging toward those who see things differently.
May 12, 2013
How do we place a betrayal of trust in a whole life story? What is the proper balance between punishment and forgiveness?
April 14, 2013
The students took off in a media environment and are partially misusing it while most of us lag behind and don't really have a good sense of how to use the media properly at all. Understanding the role social media plays in the lives of our students, and seizing the opportunity for teaching ethical behavior is imperative for today's leaders. If we don't take advantage of any opportunity to teach how to behave virtuously and offer the opportunity for practice, we are missing the boat.
April 09, 2013
Heartfelt leaders will inspire everyone else to endure this year and the next, and will cause them to be courageous as they take risks and do things newly.