National PTA President Betsy Landers urges federal leadership to come together to fix No Child Left Behind.
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November 13, 2012
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.
July 19, 2012
NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly joins principals across the country in calling on Congress to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and, in doing so, support, strengthen and invest in great principals.
June 28, 2012
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel takes Mitt Romney's education agenda to task, calling the presidential candidate out of touch and accusing him of turning back the clock to NCLB. Van Roekel urges a more productive agenda that will help better prepare students for the challenging world of the 21st century.
May 22, 2012
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyap calls on education stakeholders to end the fixation on low-quality, high-stakes assessments in favor of an accountability system that integrates testing with teaching and learning, and measures deeper subject matter knowledge and whether students have the skills to use it.
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 10, 2012
Kansas LFA Chair Nancy Bolz notes that many schools with those demographics that "should" struggle beat the odds and are schools of excellence. She credits their attitude--their culture.
March 15, 2012
A recent survey from AASA finds that school administrators anticipate new budget cuts next school year, meaning they will again have to make tough decisions about what programs and personnel to cut.
February 16, 2012
NSBA President Mary Broderick argues that our reliance on standardized tests may not be cultivating the learners we want. As we approach ESEA reauthorization, we need to shift federal policy to better prepare students to succeed in an uncertain world.