We are used to thinking about education advocacy as supporting ideas that can be put to a "yes" or "no" vote. Yet one of the most talked-about concepts in education this year doesn't easily fit into the policy-centric approach to educational change.
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February 04, 2016
February 01, 2016
Marc Porter Magee discusses the importance of education advocacy through examples in Rhode Island.
January 29, 2016
It's that time of year again—as I take some time off to work on my upcoming book and observe Trump-o-mania, here's a lineup of some stellar guest stars for the month of February.
November 20, 2015
If improving schools was easy, we would be able to do it more frequently, and with better success. But like most things, improvement is hard, and we can learn from what doesn't work to help foster what does.
November 19, 2015
Today, Katharine Strunk along with coauthor Dan Goldhaber revisit the layoff process and the impacts of layoffs on students and teachers during the Great Recession.
November 17, 2015
Could it really be that all of the proposed and enacted legislation in the last few years is wiping out teachers' unions and the protections for which they've worked so hard? Katharine Strunk and Bradley Marianno take a look.
November 16, 2015
Are teachers' unions, their CBAs, and their long-held legal protections actually harmful to districts, schools, students, and our system of public education?
November 13, 2015
Teachers need to fine-tune our leadership chops. We're playing a different game in the policy world, and sometimes we find ourselves up to bat when we've been perfecting our football game. Here's a case in point.
November 12, 2015
We suffer under the delusion that innovation is synonymous with technology, when what really fosters innovation is time— time for collaboration, for brainstorming, and discussion.
November 11, 2015
Teachers are not unlike quarterbacks, and amidst this debate about the future of education, we have missed focusing on the 'short throws.'