LEAP's focus on fluid, informal feedback struck me as a great opportunity for teacher development, and it will be exciting to see how this innovative new structure plays out.
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September 02, 2016
August 31, 2016
So just what is this new LEAP initiative, and how will change the status quo?
August 29, 2016
This week on RHSU, I'll give you the low-down on LEAP, starting with its inception and how it will change its predecessor in the D.C. public school system.
August 26, 2016
With many things in life, the devil is in the details, the education regulatory process included.
August 24, 2016
The disconnect between support for closure policy in the abstract and closure policy in reality is illustrated by the fact that very few schools were actually shut down under NCLB or SIG.
August 22, 2016
School choice programs provide a tangible, highly valued benefit to families—the ability to exert at least some control over where their child goes to school. Once families experience this benefit they will be willing to fight to maintain and expand that benefit.
August 19, 2016
NAACP's 2016 resolution is not a civil rights victory. Simply opposing charters does not solve our nation's education challenges.
August 17, 2016
The new NAACP charter resolution rejects charters as a means of supporting quality education for all children. But aren't teachers, parents, and other stakeholders opening charter schools to help exactly who the NAACP says it wants to help—black, brown, and poor students across the US?
August 15, 2016
What to make of NAACP's new moratorium on federal charter school programs? Gerard Robinson discusses.
August 12, 2016
Just as ESSA requires a non-tested measure for school assessment purposes, these college measures could build confidence that just the experience of college gives some benefit to less-academically prepared students.