NSBA President C. Ed Massey celebrates a recent court ruling that using public tax dollars for private school vouchers is unconstitutional.
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December 11, 2012
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.
October 18, 2012
AACTE President and CEO Sharon P. Robinson reminds us that the institutions that prepare teachers are critical to successful implementation of the Common Core.
October 02, 2012
The implementation of Common Core State Standards affects both instruction and assessment of students. Kate Garrison, AMLE author and director of professional development with Measured Progress, offers suggestions for successfully assessing students with CCSS in mind.
August 23, 2012
PDK Executive Director Bill Bushaw shares seven surprising findings from this year's PDK/Gallup poll on the public's attitudes towards the public schools.
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 31, 2012
NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly urges school leaders, educators, community agencies, and parents to work together to protect and fortify arts education.
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 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.