Guest blogger Ed Jones discusses how innovative teachers can move beyond the constraints of the traditional system.
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March 01, 2017
February 28, 2017
There's so much that's exciting and hopeful happening in education, and nearly none of it comes from the Department of Education or Washington.
February 27, 2017
This week, Ed Jones discusses how technological innovation in education can boost student learning and lead to systemic transformation.
February 24, 2017
We're not even two months into 2017, and I'm mentally exhausted already. Fortunately, the imminent release of my new book, Letters to a Young Education Reformer, gives me just the excuse I need to take a blogging break. Meanwhile, I managed to convince a handful of colleagues who are vastly more knowledgeable and interesting than me to take the reins while I'm away.
December 23, 2016
Educational politics are becoming less local, more closely tied to national politics, and more integrated with larger partisan debates.
December 21, 2016
Many of the policy failures of the last 15 years, both practical and political, can be attributed to a disproportionate emphasis on a top-down approach to reform.
December 19, 2016
This week, Sara Dahill-Brown reflects on how we arrived at this particular moment in order to uncover lessons that might help anticipate what education reform and policy will look like in the coming years.
December 16, 2016
Perhaps it's time to reframe our conversations about standards to give local communities more power to determine what it means for their children to be well prepared for life after high school.
December 14, 2016
It appears that choice will be the cornerstone of our new federal education agenda. For everyone who cares about the future of public schooling, the question is, how will we respond?
December 12, 2016
Now is the time for local leaders to create, test, and revise new theories of action to see if they can lead to improved outcomes for children.