January 2012 Archives
National and state events highlight the Alliance for Excellent Education's celebration of Digital Learning Day.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama emphasizes the need to ensure that all teachers get the support they need to be successful. We agree.
A Center for Education Policy report updates us on year two of states' implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
A new Wallace report looks at 10 years of research to determine what successful principals do.
Research consistently affirms the importance of two factors in producing the best results for students: quality of teaching and leadership. We must move that research into practice.
The new year offers an opportunity to reflect on what we are doing to create and sustain professional learning teams that put student learning first.
The term professional learning emphasizes that learning is a process that continues over time, extends into practice, and expects results for students.
Reaching out to business and community leaders is an important step in achieving the Standards for Professional Learning.