September 2018 Archives

When I talk to doctoral students in education policy, I'm frequently struck by how little time they tell me they spend reading, thinking, or talking broadly about education.


Tony Bennett, the former state superintendent of Indiana and Florida, shares four practical questions that help gauge whether today's embrace of CTE is serious.


In a popular novel, Joe Klein once explained the need for greater civility and respect in society. It's a plea that's especially relevant for schools as we remember the tragedy of September 11.


Today, I chat with Roxanna Elden about her new book Adequate Yearly Progress: A Novel and about what she learned from writing education-focused fiction.


These questions can help parents get a read on school culture and values. But just as importantly, these questions can help educators think deeply about how they want their schools to work.


The opinions expressed in Rick Hess Straight Up are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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