Guest blogger Marilyn Rhames explains why anyone who seeks to understand American public education needs to run at least one marathon.
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November 15, 2019
November 13, 2019
Guest blogger Marilyn Rhames reflects on how education leaders, like Mr. Rogers, should embrace all kids, build a community that kids can love being a part of, and be role models even in the midst of difficult times.
November 11, 2019
Faith identities influence how people show up to work and school. Giving them space to express their faith is far better than pretending that faith is nonexistent, inconsequential, or unimportant, writes guest blogger Marilyn Rhames.
November 08, 2019
Guest blogger Van Schoales discusses this week's Denver school board elections, reflecting that elections are a helpful reminder that regardless of who wins, the work continues.
November 06, 2019
I worry that Colorado, like many states, will expand early education on the cheap, expecting teachers without health-care coverage or a living wage to prepare our youngest children for the future, says Van Schoales.
November 04, 2019
It is time to refocus on building competency-based schools that work over time rather than forcing top-down laws that end in superficial changes in policy and no change in student outcomes, says guest blogger Van Schoales.
November 01, 2019
I'm about to take a blog break, so that I can concentrate on some writing that runs more than 800 words a pop. While I'm away, we've got a stellar lineup of guests who've agreed to step in.
August 30, 2019
Because "time and effort" rules are confusing, they encourage defensive spending—spending that is safe from an audit perspective rather than effective, according to guest bloggers Melissa Junge and Sheara Krvaric.
August 28, 2019
ESSA requires some high-poverty, low-performing schools to develop two different plans for improving student outcomes—an expensive system that fragments student services, according to guest bloggers Melissa Junge and Sheara Krvaric.
August 26, 2019
Title I is ESSA's largest education program, giving about $15.9 billion annually to high-poverty schools. Guest bloggers Melissa Junge and Sheara Krvaric discuss how spending guidance would make the program more effective.