National PTA's Sherri Wilson reminds us of the important role that families play in their children's education and shares resources they can use to help keep students learning over the summer break.
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July 10, 2012
June 26, 2012
NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly believes that shifting school culture could prove to be the trickiest -- but most essential -- piece of today's most pressing education challenge: implementing the Common Core State Standards.
June 12, 2012
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup reminds us that the Common Core State Standards are only be as good as the system that supports them and that to implement them successfully will require the engagement of key stakeholders such as teachers, parents, district officials, national partners and more.
May 24, 2012
National PTA Executive Director Eric Hargis asks that we stop politicizing the Common Core State Standards so that they can reach their full potential in benefiting the nation's students.
May 08, 2012
In preparation for the full implementation of Common Core State Standards, the Association for Middle Level Education shows how middle grades principles from This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents weave with the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). When combined, these research-based concepts prepare educators to increase academic achievement for all students.
May 03, 2012
AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech offers ten steps that the federal government can take to strengthen public education in the United States.
April 26, 2012
Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh argues that the link between teacher capacity and successful implementation of the Common Core is high-quality professional learning.