"YES, I am a teacher in a charter school!" These words can be controversial in some circles, but here's why I've chosen this path.
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August 03, 2015
July 31, 2015
I'm going to take a blog break in August, but while I'm away, I'll be leaving you in some exceptionally capable hands.
May 21, 2015
Montana has proven to me that if you focus on serious school improvements, your students will shine. No need to go all the way to Finland.
May 20, 2015
Parents should have a big say in their children's education, but opt out alone won't solve the broader problem of too much testing.
May 19, 2015
The goal of education is to give students a better chance at a good life, not just a good job. Testing will not solve all our problems.
May 18, 2015
We've suffered under the factory model of school reform for a dozen years, despite no research showing it works. We need a doctor for the American education system.
May 15, 2015
Here's a story about how students can become involved in the legislative process, told with the help of Kentucky eighth-grader Ashton Bishop.
May 13, 2015
Here's a story about how teachers and legislators can develop strong relationships, told with the help of Senator David Givens of Kentucky.
May 11, 2015
In January 2014, the Kentucky Senate Education Committee room became my new classroom—but this time I was the student, not the teacher.
May 08, 2015
What's the most effective teacher leadership role? Use the hedgehog test to determine how to have the most impact.