A Kentucky task force develops (and shares) model Innovation Configuration maps to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

Most important to the success of all of our connected initiatives, including Common Core and teacher assessment, is leaders' commitment to effective professional learning.

Examining three ways teacher leaders can use data to align professional learning to student learning.

Implementation has been the weak link in the chain of professional learning. That can't be the case.

A local school board meeting yields insightful questions about the board's role in ensuring successful implementation of Common Core State Standards.

Principals who engage in five key practices set the stage for improved educator and student learning in their schools.

Participating in the Learning School Alliance transforms an Illinois elementary school.

What attributes should we strive to develop in students, teachers, and ourselves?

Research on change can help us lead, plan, design, facilitate, support, and sustain professional learning.

The coming year will bring challenges and opportunities we must meet collaboratively.

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