Dr. Nancy Bolz, Director of Kansas Learning First Alliance, details the importance of open-communication when engaging the family and community in the school culture.
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December 20, 2012
NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly believes that in addition to school safety, the Sandy Hook tragedy has raised much larger issues about student mental health issues and the glaring need for more coordinated community and school services available to principals who need them to help their students and families.
December 19, 2012
In the wake of the tragedy at Newtown, ASCA Executive Director Kwok-Sze Wong reminds us that the United States has the highest number of guns per capita in the world - and the highest rate of untreated or undertreated mental illness.
November 20, 2012
NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin reminds us that if we firmly believe in our schools, we must go to bat for them in proactive communication efforts.
November 01, 2012
NASBE's Steve Berlin believes that while we should aspire to greater success for our students, the nation's schools as a whole are succeeding.
October 30, 2012
NSBA President C. Ed Massey believes that the teams running school districts are like NASCAR pit crews: If any one crew member fails, then the whole team fails.
October 25, 2012
National PTA President Betsy Landers asks parents to send positive messages about healthier school food.
October 23, 2012
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup reminds us that not only do we need to implement the Common Core, we need to do it well. And that requires conviction, knowledge, resources, and tools for all the key players in the education community.