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May 01, 2015

Study Paints Statistical Portrait of Same-Sex Parents in America

Same-sex parents are raising more than 210,000 children under age 18 across the U.S., according to a demographic study of such couples.

March 27, 2015

Millennials Favor Sex Education, Though Few Find It Useful, Survey Finds

While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.

March 25, 2015

Study: How Do New Orleans' Schools Respond to Competition?

Leaders in New Orleans' charter school system face constant pressure to increase enrollment, though few are employing strategies that substantially improve their schools, a new study finds.

March 19, 2015

Encouraging Respectful Conversation on Religious Diversity

Given the increasing diversity in our classrooms and communities, how do we teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems?

February 11, 2015

Why Employers Care What Workers Want

Teachers are often told that if we were employed in "the real world" then we'd have to adapt to competition and performance incentives. As it turns out, in the real world, the workplace sometimes adapts to the worker.

November 20, 2014

In Schools, Constant Change Defies Resistance

Teachers and schools are always in the midst of change; if they appear to resist change, it's probably related to the changes they're already navigating.

October 31, 2014

Consumer Group Dissects Google's Stance on Net Neutrality

A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.

August 15, 2014

Leading the Shift to Digital: School, System & City

This shift to personal digital learning is inevitable; nearly all of our kids already live in the personal digital future. Combining organizational design, technology integration, and large-scale change management is challenging and complex, but it can be done.

July 30, 2014

Lawsuits Targeting Federal Health Care Law Could Impact K-12 Districts

Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.

July 24, 2014

The Winners, and Losers, in E-Rate Modernization

With $2 billion in funding in its first two years, the recently passed E-rate modernization order will be a boon to broadband providers, and a bust for other companies.

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